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Complete Genome Sequence of the Opitutaceae Bacterium Strain TAV5, a Potential Facultative Methylotroph of the Wood-Feeding Termite Reticulitermes flavipes.

  • Author(s): Kotak, Malini
  • Isanapong, Jantiya
  • Goodwin, Lynne
  • Bruce, David
  • Chen, Amy
  • Han, Cliff S
  • Huntemann, Marcel
  • Ivanova, Natalia
  • Land, Miriam L
  • Nolan, Matt
  • Pati, Amrita
  • Woyke, Tanja
  • Rodrigues, Jorge LM
  • et al.
Abstract

The Opitutaceae bacterium strain TAV5, a member of the phylum Verrucomicrobia, was isolated from the wood-feeding termite hindgut. We report here its complete genome sequence, which contains a chromosome and a plasmid of 7,317,842 bp and 99,831 bp, respectively. The genomic analysis reveals genes for methylotrophy, lignocellulose degradation, and ammonia and sulfate assimilation.

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