Jul 15, 2015

Draft Genome Sequence of a Natural Root Isolate, Bacillus subtilis UD1022, a Potential Plant Growth-Promoting Biocontrol Agent

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Usha BishnoiHarsh P Bais

Abstract

Bacillus subtilis, which belongs to the phylum Firmicutes, is the most widely studied Gram-positive model organism. It is found in a wide variety of environments and is particularly abundant in soils and in the gastrointestinal tracts of ruminants and humans. Here, we present the complete genome sequence of the newly described B. subtilis strain UD1022. The UD1022 genome consists of a 4.025-Mbp chromosome, and other major findings from our analysis will provide insights into the genomic basis of it being a plant growth-promoting rhizobacterium (PGPR) with biocontrol potential.

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Biological Regulation
Genome
Ruminants
Environment
Genome Assembly Sequence
Ascomycota (fungus)
Genomics
Isolate compound
Bazzania subtilis
Bacillus subtilis

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