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Complete Genome Sequence of Rhodococcus sp. B7740, a Carotenoid-Producing Bacterium Isolated from the Arctic Sea

Author:
Zhang, Di, Li, Li, Zhu, Sidong, Zhang, Ning, Yang, Jifang, Ma, Xiangdong, Chen, Jigang
Source:
Genome Announcements 2015 v.3 no.2 pp. e00333-15
ISSN:
2169-8287
Subject:
bacteria, carotenoids, genome, nucleotide sequences, seawater, Arctic region
Abstract:
Rhodococcus sp. B7740 was isolated from Arctic seawater and selected for its capacity to synthesize carotenoids. Here, we report the complete genome sequence of Rhodococcus sp. B7740 to provide the genetic basis for a better understanding of its carotenoid-accumulating capabilities, and we describe the major features of the genome.
Agid:
1281170