Genome Announcement July 2016

Title:

Draft Genome Sequence of Acinetobacter sp. Strain BMW17, a Cellulolytic and Plant Growth-Promoting Bacterium Isolated from the Rhizospheric Region of Phragmites karka of Chilika Lake, India

 

Genome Announcement: 

We report the 3.16 Mb draft genome of Acinetobacter sp. strain BMW17, a Gram-negative bacterium in the class of Gammaproteobacteria, isolated from the rhizospheric region of Phragmites karka, an invasive weed in Chilika Lake, Odisha, India. The strain BMW17T is capable of degrading cellulose and is also an efficient plant growth promoter that can be useful for various phytoremedial and commercial applications.

 

Nucleotide Sequence Accession Numbers:

 

This whole-genome shotgun project has been deposited in DDBJ/EMBL/GenBank under the accession no. LSOD00000000. The version described in this paper is the first version, LSOD01000000.

 

 

Authors:

 

Samir R. Mishra, Lopamudra Ray, Ananta Narayan Panda, Neha Sahu, Sonal S. Xess, Sudhir Jadhao, Mrutyunjay Suar, Tapan Kumar Adhya, Gurdeep Rastogi, Ajit Kumar Pattnaik,Vishakha Raina

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