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Genome sequence of the clover-nodulating Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii strain SRDI565

Reeve, W., Drew, E., Ballard, R., Melino, V., Tian, R., De Meyer, S., Bräu, L., Ninawi, M., Teshima, H., Goodwin, L., Chain, P., Liolios, K., Pati, A., Mavromatis, K., Ivanova, N., Markowitz, V., Woyke, T. and Kyrpides, N. (2013) Genome sequence of the clover-nodulating Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii strain SRDI565. Standards in Genomic Sciences, 9 (2). pp. 1-14.

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Rhizobium leguminosarum bv. trifolii SRDI565 (syn. N8-J) is an aerobic, motile, Gram-negative, non-spore-forming rod. SRDI565 was isolated from a nodule recovered from the roots of the annual clover Trifolium subterraneum subsp. subterraneum grown in the greenhouse and inoculated with soil collected from New South Wales, Australia. SRDI565 has a broad host range for nodulation within the clover genus, however N2-fixation is sub-optimal with some Trifolium species and ineffective with others. Here we describe the features of R. leguminosarum bv. trifolii strain SRDI565, together with genome sequence information and annotation. The 6,905,599 bp high-quality-draft genome is arranged into 7 scaffolds of 7 contigs, contains 6,750 protein-coding genes and 86 RNA-only encoding genes, and is one of 100 rhizobial genomes sequenced as part of the DOE Joint Genome Institute 2010 Genomic Encyclopedia for Bacteria and Archaea-Root Nodule Bacteria (GEBA-RNB) project.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: Centre for Rhizobium Studies
Publisher: Genomic Standards Consortium
Copyright: © The Author 2013
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