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Permanent draft genome sequences of the symbiotic nitrogen fixing Ensifer meliloti strains BO21CC and AK58.

Authors: Galardini, Marco and Bazzicalupo, Marco and Biondi, Emanuele and Brambilla, Eveline and Brilli, Matteo and Bruce, David and Chain, Patrick and Chen, Amy and Daligault, Hajnalka and Davenport, Karen Walston and Deshpande, Shweta and Detter, John C and Goodwin, Lynne A and Han, Cliff and Han, James and Huntemann, Marcel and Ivanova, Natalia and Klenk, Hans-Peter and Kyrpides, Nikos C and Markowitz, Victor and Mavrommatis, Kostas and Mocali, Stefano and Nolan, Matt and Pagani, Ioanna and Pati, Amrita and Pini, Francesco and Pitluck, Sam and Spini, Giulia and Szeto, Ernest and Teshima, Hazuki and Woyke, Tanja and Mengoni, Alessio

Ensifer (syn. Sinorhizobium) meliloti is an important symbiotic bacterial species that fixes nitrogen. Strains BO21CC and AK58 were previously investigated for their substrate utilization and their plant-growth promoting abilities showing interesting features. Here, we describe the complete genome sequence and annotation of these strains. BO21CC and AK58 genomes are 6,985,065 and 6,974,333 bp long with 6,746 and 6,992 genes predicted, respectively.

Journal: Standards in genomic sciences
DOI: 10.4056/sigs.3797438
Year: 2013

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