Complete genome sequence of Mycobacterium ulcerans subsp. shinshuense

Mitsunori Yoshida, Kazue Nakanaga, Yoshitoshi Ogura, Atsushi Toyoda, Tadasuke Ooka, Yuko Kazumi, Satoshi Mitarai, Norihisa Ishii, Tetsuya Hayashi, Yoshihiko Hoshino

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Mycobacterium ulcerans subsp. shinshuense produces mycolactone and causes Buruli ulcer. Here, we report the complete sequence of its genome, which comprises a 5.9-Mb chromosome and a 166-kb plasmid (pShT-P). The sequence will represent the essential data for future phylogenetic and comparative genome studies of mycolactone-producing mycobacteria.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere01050-16
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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