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Draft genome sequence of Ustilago trichophora RK089, a promising malic acid producer.

Authors: Zambanini, Thiemo and Buescher, Joerg M and Meurer, Guido and Wierckx, Nick and Blank, Lars M

The basidiomycetous smut fungus Ustilago trichophora RK089 produces malate from glycerol. De novo genome sequencing revealed a 20.7-Mbp genome (301 gap-closed contigs, 246 scaffolds). A comparison to the genome of Ustilago maydis 521 revealed all essential genes for malate production from glycerol contributing to metabolic engineering for improving malate production. Copyright © 2016 Zambanini et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00749-16
Year: 2016

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