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Toward a complete North American Borrelia miyamotoi genome.

Authors: Kingry, Luke C and Replogle, Adam and Batra, Dhwani and Rowe, Lori A and Sexton, Christopher and Dolan, Marc and Connally, Neeta and Petersen, Jeannine M and Schriefer, Martin E

Borrelia miyamotoi, of the relapsing-fever spirochete group, is an emerging tick-borne pathogen causing human illness in the northern hemisphere. Here, we present the chromosome, eight extrachromosomal linear plasmids, and a draft sequence for five circular and one linear plasmid of a Borrelia miyamotoi strain isolated from an Ixodes sp. tick from Connecticut, USA. Copyright © 2017 Kingry et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01557-16
Year: 2017

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