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Use of multiple sequencing technologies to produce a high-quality genome of the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causative agent of bat white-nose syndrome.

Authors: Drees, Kevin P and Palmer, Jonathan M and Sebra, Robert and Lorch, Jeffrey M and Chen, Cynthia and Wu, Cheng-Cang and Bok, Jin Woo and Keller, Nancy P and Blehert, David S and Cuomo, Christina A and Lindner, Daniel L and Foster, Jeffrey T

White-nose syndrome has recently emerged as one of the most devastating wildlife diseases recorded, causing widespread mortality in numerous bat species throughout eastern North America. Here, we present an improved reference genome of the fungal pathogen Pseudogymnoascus destructans for use in comparative genomic studies. Copyright © 2016 Drees et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00445-16
Year: 2016

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