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Mycobacterium smegmatis JS623

 

Mycobacterium smegmatis JS623 is a bio-friendly environmental strain that grows on vinyl chloride using it as a source of carbon and energy (Jin et al., 2010). Thus, M. smegmatis JS623 plays a major role in bioremediation process and is essential for the environmental clean-up. The genome was sequenced at the DOE Joint Genome Institute and has a high GC content of 65.14% (http://img.jgi.doe.gov/cgi-bin/w/main.cgi).

References:

JIN, Y.O., CHEUNG, S., COLEMAN, N.V., and MATTES, T.E. (2010). Association of missense mutations in epoxyalkane coenzyme M transferase with adaptation of Mycobacterium sp. strain JS623 to growth on vinyl chloride. Applied and environmental microbiology 76, 3413-3419.

 

 

 

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