Complete genome sequence of Marivirga tractuosa type strain (H-43T)

Olga Chertkov, Alla Lapidus, Susan Lucas, Tijana Glavina Del Rio, Hope Tice, Alex Copeland, Jan-Fang Cheng, Matt Nolan, Elizabeth Saunders, Sam Pitluck, Brittany Held, Lynne Goodwin, Konstantinos Liolios, Galina Ovchinnikova, Natalia Ivanova, Konstantinos Mavromatis, Amrita Pati, Amy Chen, Krishna Palaniappan, Miriam Land, Loren Hauser, Cynthia D. Jeffries, John C. Detter, Cliff Han, Roxanne Tapia, Olivier Duplex Ngatchou, Manfred Rohde, Markus Göker, Stefan Spring, Johannes Sikorski, Tanja Woyke, James Bristow, Jonathan A. Eisen, Victor Markowitz, Philip Hugenholtz, Hans-Peter Klenk, Nikos C. Kyrpides


Marivirga tractuosa (Lewin 1969) Nedashkovskaya et al. 2010 is the type species of the genus Marivirga, which belongs to the family Flammeovirgaceae. Members of this genus are of interest because of their gliding motility. The species is of interest because representative strains show resistance to several antibiotics, including gentamicin, kanamycin, neomycin, polymixin and streptomycin. This is the first complete genome sequence of a member of the family Flammeovirgaceae. Here we describe the features of this organism, together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. The 4,511,574 bp long chromosome and the 4,916 bp plasmid with their 3,808 protein-coding and 49 RNA genes are a part of the Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea project.



mesophilic, chemoorganothroph, strictly aerobic, Gram-negative, slender and flexible rod-shaped, non-sporeforming, motile by gliding, Flammeovirgaceae, GEBA

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