July 7, 2019  |  

Draft genome sequence of Bacillus sp. strain UFRGS-B20, a hydrocarbon degrader.

Authors: Dörr de Quadros, Patricia and Fulthorpe, Roberta and Saati, Rosemary and Cerqueira, Vanessa and Bento, Fátima Menezes

Bacillus sp. strain UFRGS-B20 was isolated in 2012 from Brazilian land-farming soil contaminated with petrochemical oily sludge. This strain was subjected to hydrocarbon biodegradation tests, showing degradation rates of up to 60%. Here, we present the 6.82-Mb draft genome sequence of the strain, which contains 2,178 proteins with functional assignments.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00052-18
Year: 2018

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