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Complete genome sequence of Aminobacterium colombiense type strain (ALA-1).

  • Author(s): Chertkov, Olga
  • Sikorski, Johannes
  • Brambilla, Evelyne
  • Lapidus, Alla
  • Copeland, Alex
  • Glavina Del Rio, Tijana
  • Nolan, Matt
  • Lucas, Susan
  • Tice, Hope
  • Cheng, Jan-Fang
  • Han, Cliff
  • Detter, John C
  • Bruce, David
  • Tapia, Roxanne
  • Goodwin, Lynne
  • Pitluck, Sam
  • Liolios, Konstantinos
  • Ivanova, Natalia
  • Mavromatis, Konstantinos
  • Ovchinnikova, Galina
  • Pati, Amrita
  • Chen, Amy
  • Palaniappan, Krishna
  • Land, Miriam
  • Hauser, Loren
  • Chang, Yun-Juan
  • Jeffries, Cynthia D
  • Spring, Stefan
  • Rohde, Manfred
  • Göker, Markus
  • Bristow, James
  • Eisen, Jonathan A
  • Markowitz, Victor
  • Hugenholtz, Philip
  • Kyrpides, Nikos C
  • Klenk, Hans-Peter
  • et al.
Abstract

Aminobacterium colombiense Baena et al. 1999 is the type species of the genus Aminobacterium. This genus is of large interest because of its isolated phylogenetic location in the family Synergistaceae, its strictly anaerobic lifestyle, and its ability to grow by fermentation of a limited range of amino acids but not carbohydrates. Here we describe the features of this organism, together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. This is the second completed genome sequence of a member of the family Synergistaceae and the first genome sequence of a member of the genus Aminobacterium. The 1,980,592 bp long genome with its 1,914 protein-coding and 56 RNA genes is part of the Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea project.

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