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Title: High quality draft genome sequence of Brachymonas chironomi AIMA4T (DSM 19884T) isolated from a Chironomus sp. egg mass

Brachymonas chironomi strain AIMA4T (Halpern et al., 2009) is a Gram-negative, non-motile, aerobic, chemoorganotroph bacterium. B. chironomi is a member of the Comamonadaceae, a family within the class Betaproteobacteria. This species was isolated from a chironomid (Diptera; Chironomidae) egg mass, sampled from a waste stabilization pond in northern Israel. Phylogenetic analysis based on the 16S rRNA gene sequences placed strain AIMA4T in the genus Brachymonas. Here we describe the features of this organism, together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. We find the DNA GC content is 63.5%. The chromosome length is 2,509,395 bp. It encodes 2,382 proteins and 68 RNA genes. Brachymonas chironomi genome is part of the Genomic Encyclopedia of Type Strains, Phase I: the one thousand microbial genomes (KMG) project.
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  1. Univ. of Haifa (Israel)
  2. St. Peterburg State Univ. (Russia); St. Petersburg Academic Univ. (Russia)
  3. DOE Joint Genome Inst., Walnut Creek, CA (United States)
  4. Leibniz-Inst. DSMZ, Braunschweig (Germany)
  5. Helmholz Centre for Infection Research, Braunschweig (Germany)
  6. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  7. DOE Joint Genome Inst., Walnut Creek, CA (United States); King Abdulaziz Univ., Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231; AC52-07NA27344
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Standards in Genomic Sciences
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 10; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1944-3277
BioMed Central
Research Org:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER) (SC-23)
Country of Publication:
United States
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Brachymonas chironomi; Comamonadaceae; Chironomid; Chironomus; Egg mass; Toxicant