Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. NIES-3756, a potentially useful strain for phytochrome-based bioengineering

Yuu Hirose, Takatomo Fujisawa, Yoshiyuki Ohtsubo, Mitsunori Katayama, Naomi Misawa, Sachiko Wakazuki, Yohei Shimura, Yasukazu Nakamura, Masanobu Kawachi, Hirofumi Yoshikawa, Toshihiko Eki, Yu Kanesaki

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Abstract

To explore the diverse photoreceptors of cyanobacteria, we isolated Nostoc sp. strain NIES-3756 from soil at Mimomi-Park, Chiba, Japan, and determined its complete genome sequence. The Genome consists of one chromosome and two plasmids (total 6,987,571. bp containing no gaps). The NIES-3756 strain carries 7 phytochrome and 12 cyanobacteriochrome genes, which will facilitate the studies of phytochrome-based bioengineering.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-52
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Biotechnology
Volume218
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Jan 20
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Bioengineering
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology

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    Hirose, Y., Fujisawa, T., Ohtsubo, Y., Katayama, M., Misawa, N., Wakazuki, S., Shimura, Y., Nakamura, Y., Kawachi, M., Yoshikawa, H., Eki, T., & Kanesaki, Y. (2016). Complete genome sequence of cyanobacterium Nostoc sp. NIES-3756, a potentially useful strain for phytochrome-based bioengineering. Journal of Biotechnology, 218, 51-52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiotec.2015.12.002