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Title: High-quality permanent draft genome sequence of the Lebeckia ambigua-nodulating Burkholderia sp. strain WSM4176

We report that Burkholderia sp. strain WSM4176 is an aerobic, motile, Gram-negative, non-spore-forming rod that was isolated from an effective N2-fixing root nodule of Lebeckia ambigua collected in Nieuwoudtville, Western Cape of South Africa, in October 2007. This plant persists in infertile, acidic and deep sandy soils, and is therefore an ideal candidate for a perennial based agriculture system in Western Australia. Here we describe the features of Burkholderia sp. strain WSM4176, which represents a potential inoculant quality strain for L. ambigua, together with sequence and annotation. The 9,065,247 bp high-quality-draft genome is arranged in 13 scaffolds of 65 contigs, contains 8369 protein-coding genes and 128 RNA-only encoding genes, and is part of the GEBA-RNB project proposal (Project ID 882).
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [1] ;  [1]
  1. Murdoch Univ. (Australia)
  2. DOE Joint Genome Inst., Walnut Creek, CA (United States)
  3. Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
  4. DOE Joint Genome Inst., Walnut Creek, CA (United States); King Abdulaziz Univ., Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)
  5. Murdoch Univ. (Australia); Dept. of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (Australia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-05CH11231; AC52-07NA27344; AC02-06NA25396
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 Lab. (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; Root-nodule bacteria; Nitrogen fixation; Rhizobia; Betaproteobacteria; GEBA-RNB