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Genome sequence of Escherichia coli E28, a multidrug-resistant strain isolated from a chicken carcass, and its spontaneously inducible prophage.

Authors: Schmidt, Imke and Riedel, Thomas and Schober, Isabel and Bunk, Boyke and Spröer, Cathrin and Bierbrodt, Anna and Lehnherr, Hansjörg and Wittmann, Johannes

In this study, we sequenced the complete genome of the multidrug-resistant Escherichia coli strain E28, which was used as an indicator strain for phage therapy in vivo We used a combination of single-molecule real-time and Illumina sequencing technology to reveal the presence of a spontaneously inducible prophage. Copyright © 2017 Schmidt et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00348-17
Year: 2017

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