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High-quality draft genome sequences of four lignocellulose-degrading bacteria isolated from Puerto Rican forest soil: Gordonia sp., Paenibacillus sp., Variovorax sp., and Vogesella sp.

Authors: Woo, Hannah L and DeAngelis, Kristen M and Teshima, Hazuki and Davenport, Karen and Daligault, Hajnalka and Erkkila, Tracy and Goodwin, Lynne and Gu, Wei and Lo, Chien-Chi and Munk, Christine and Scholz, Matthew and Xu, Yan and Chain, Patrick and Bruce, David and Detter, Chris and Tapia, Roxanne and Han, Cliff and Simmons, Blake A and Hazen, Terry C

Here, we report the high-quality draft genome sequences of four phylogenetically diverse lignocellulose-degrading bacteria isolated from tropical soil (Gordonia sp., Paenibacillus sp., Variovorax sp., and Vogesella sp.) to elucidate the genetic basis of their ability to degrade lignocellulose. These isolates may provide novel enzymes for biofuel production. Copyright © 2017 Woo et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00300-17
Year: 2017

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