J Genomics 2017; 5:64-67. doi:10.7150/jgen.20887
Short Research Paper
Draft Genome Sequence of the Symbiotic Frankia Sp. Strain KB5 Isolated from Root Nodules of Casuarina equisetifolia
1. University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA;
2. UPSC, Department of Plant physiology, Umeå University, S-90187 Umeå, Sweden.
Pesce C, Swanson E, Simpson S, Morris K, Thomas WK, Tisa LS, Sellstedt A. Draft Genome Sequence of the Symbiotic Frankia Sp. Strain KB5 Isolated from Root Nodules of Casuarina equisetifolia. J Genomics 2017; 5:64-67. doi:10.7150/jgen.20887. Available from http://www.jgenomics.com/v05p0064.htm
Frankia sp. strain KB5 was isolated from Casuarina equisetifolia and previous studies have shown both nitrogenase and uptake hydrogenase activities under free-living conditions. Here, we report 5.5-Mbp draft genome sequence with a G+C content of 70.03 %, 4,958 candidate protein-encoding genes, and 2 rRNA operons.
Keywords: actinobacteria, actinorhizal symbiosis, hydrogenase, nitrogen fixation, natural products, host microbe interactions, genomes.