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Title: Draft genome sequence of the phenazine-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens strain 2-79

item NESEMANN, KAI - Georg August University
item BRAUS-STROMEYER, SUSANNA - Georg August University
item THUERMER, ANDREA - Georg August University
item DANIEL, ROLF - Georg August University
item MAVRODI, DMITRI - University Of Southern Mississippi
item Thomashow, Linda
item Weller, David
item BRAUS, GERHARD - Georg August University

Submitted to: Genome Announcements
Publication Type: Peer Reviewed Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 2/18/2015
Publication Date: 3/26/2015
Citation: Nesemann, K., Braus-Stromeyer, S.A., Thuermer, A., Daniel, R., Mavrodi, D.V., Thomashow, L.S., Weller, D.M., Braus, G.H. 2015. Draft genome sequence of the phenazine-producing Pseudomonas fluorescens strain 2-79. Genome Announcements. 3(2):e00130-15.

Interpretive Summary: Pseudomonas fluorescens 2-79 is a nonpathogenic bacterial strain isolated from the roots of wheat. The strain produces the antibiotic phenazine-1-carboxilic acid, which inhibits the growth of a wide range of fungal root pathogens of wheat and barley. Here we report the genomic DNA sequence of strain 2-79, which includes 5,674 genes encoding proteins.

Technical Abstract: Pseudomonas fluorescens strain 2-79, a natural isolate of the rhizosphere of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.), possesses antagonistic potential toward several fungal pathogens. We report the draft genome sequence of strain 2-79, which comprises 5,674 protein-coding sequences.