Draft genome sequence of the filamentous cyanobacterium Leptolyngbya sp. strain Heron Island J, exhibiting chromatic acclimation

Robin Paul, Robert E. Jinkerson, Kristina Buss, Jason Steel, Remus Mohr, Wolfgang R. Hess, Min Chen, Petra Fromme

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Abstract

Leptolyngbya sp. strain Heron Island is a cyanobacterium exhibiting chromatic acclimation. However, this strain has strong interactions with other bacteria, making it impossible to obtain axenic cultures for sequencing. A protocol involving an analysis of tetranucleotide frequencies, G+C content, and BLAST searches has been described for separating the cyanobacterial scaffolds from those of its cooccurring bacteria.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere01166-13
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume2
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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