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Genome sequence of the Leisingera aquimarina type strain (DSM 24565(T)), a member of the marine Roseobacter clade rich in extrachromosomal elements.

Authors: Riedel, Thomas and Teshima, Hazuki and Petersen, Jörn and Fiebig, Anne and Davenport, Karen and Daligault, Hajnalka and Erkkila, Tracy and Gu, Wei and Munk, Christine and Xu, Yan and Chen, Amy and Pati, Amrita and Ivanova, Natalia and Goodwin, Lynne A and Chain, Patrick and Detter, John C and Rohde, Manfred and Gronow, Sabine and Kyrpides, Nikos C and Woyke, Tanja and Göker, Markus and Brinkhoff, Thorsten and Klenk, Hans-Peter

Leisingera aquimarina Vandecandelaere et al. 2008 is a member of the genomically well characterized Roseobacter clade within the family Rhodobacteraceae. Representatives of the marine Roseobacter clade are metabolically versatile and involved in carbon fixation and biogeochemical processes. They form a physiologically heterogeneous group, found predominantly in coastal or polar waters, especially in symbiosis with algae, in microbial mats, in sediments or associated with invertebrates. Here we describe the features of L. aquimarina DSM 24565(T) together with the permanent-draft genome sequence and annotation. The 5,344,253 bp long genome consists of one chromosome and an unusually high number of seven extrachromosomal elements and contains 5,129 protein-coding and 89 RNA genes. It was sequenced as part of the DOE Joint Genome Institute Community Sequencing Program 2010 and of the activities of the Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 51 funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Journal: Standards in genomic sciences
DOI: 10.4056/sigs.3858183
Year: 2013

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