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Genome sequence of the clover-nodulating Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii strain SRDI565.

Authors: Reeve, Wayne and Drew, Elizabeth and Ballard, Ross and Melino, Vanessa and Tian, Rui and De Meyer, Sofie and Brau, Lambert and Ninawi, Mohamed and Teshima, Hazuki and Goodwin, Lynne and Chain, Patrick and Liolios, Konstantinos and Pati, Amrita and Mavromatis, Konstantinos and Ivanova, Natalia and Markowitz, Victor and Woyke, Tanja and Kyrpides, Nikos

Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii SRDI565 (syn. N8-J) is an aerobic, motile, Gram-negative, non-spore-forming rod. SRDI565 was isolated from a nodule recovered from the roots of the annual clover Trifolium subterraneum subsp. subterraneum grown in the greenhouse and inoculated with soil collected from New South Wales, Australia. SRDI565 has a broad host range for nodulation within the clover genus, however N2-fixation is sub-optimal with some Trifolium species and ineffective with others. Here we describe the features of R. leguminosarum bv. trifolii strain SRDI565, together with genome sequence information and annotation. The 6,905,599 bp high-quality-draft genome is arranged into 7 scaffolds of 7 contigs, contains 6,750 protein-coding genes and 86 RNA-only encoding genes, and is one of 100 rhizobial genomes sequenced as part of the DOE Joint Genome Institute 2010 Genomic Encyclopedia for Bacteria and Archaea-Root Nodule Bacteria (GEBA-RNB) project.

Journal: Standards in genomic sciences
DOI: 10.4056/sigs.4468250
Year: 2013

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