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Whole- genome sequence of Sphingomonas sp. strain FARSPH, a novel Sf9 insect cell culture contaminant.

Authors: Bendezu, Jorge and Morales Ruiz, Sandra and Montesinos, Ricardo and Quispe, Juana and Tataje-Lavanda, Luis and Fernández-Sánchez, Manolo and Fernández-Díaz, Manolo

Here, we report the whole-genome sequence of Sphingomonas sp. strain FARSPH, isolated from an insect cell line as a contaminant. FARSPH shared high identity with Sphingomonas melonis and Sphingomonas aquatilis strains. Due to this finding, we recommend taking this genus into consideration for cell culture quality control.

Journal: Microbiology resource announcements
DOI: 10.1128/MRA.01128-18
Year: 2018

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