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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.

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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