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Complete Genome Sequence of Thermoanaerobacterium sp. Strain RBIITD, a Butyrate- and Butanol-Producing Thermophile.

  • Author(s): Biswas, Ranjita;
  • Huntemann, Marcel;
  • Clum, Alicia;
  • Pillay, Manoj;
  • Palaniappan, Krishnaveni;
  • Varghese, Neha;
  • Mikhailova, Natalia;
  • Stamatis, Dimitrios;
  • Reddy, TBK;
  • Daum, Chris;
  • Shapiro, Nicole;
  • Ivanova, Natalia;
  • Kyrpides, Nikos C;
  • Woyke, Tanja;
  • Guss, Adam M
  • et al.
Abstract

Thermoanaerobacterium sp. strain RBIITD was isolated from contaminated rich growth medium at 55°C in an anaerobic chamber. It primarily produces butyrate as a fermentation product from plant biomass-derived sugars. The whole-genome sequence of the strain is 3.4 Mbp, with 3,444 genes and 32.48% GC content.

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