Non-contiguous finished genome sequence and description of Alistipes senegalensis sp. nov.

Ajay Kumar Mishra, Gregory Gimenez, Jean-Christophe Lagier, Catherine Robert, Didier Raoult, Pierre-Edouard Fournier

Abstract


Alistipes senegalensis strain JC50T sp. nov. is the type strain of A. senegalensis sp. nov., a new species within the Alistipes genus. This strain, whose genome is described here, was isolated from the fecal flora of an asymptomatic patient. A. senegalensis is an anaerobic gram-negative rod. Here we describe the features of this organism, together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. The 4,017,609 bp long genome (1 chromosome but no plasmid) contains 3,113 protein-coding and 50 RNA genes, including 5 rRNA genes.

doi:10.4056/sigs.2625821


Keywords


Alistipes senegalensis; genome

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