Draft genome sequence of the boron-tolerant and moderately halotolerant bacterium Gracilibacillus boraciitolerans JCM 21714T

Iftikhar Ahmed, Kenshiro Oshima, Wataru Suda, Keiko Kitamura, Toshiya Iida, Yoshihiro Ohmori, Toru Fujiwara, Masahira Hattori, Moriya Ohkuma

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Abstract

Gracilibacillus boraciitolerans JCM 21714T has been characterized as a highly boron-tolerant and moderately halotolerant bacterium. Here, we report the draft genome sequence of this strain. The genome sequence facilitates an understanding of the biochemical functions of boron and provides a base to identify the gene(s) involved in the boron tolerance mechanism of the strain.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere00097-14
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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