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|Title:||Draft genome sequence of Arthrospira platensis C1 (PCC9438)|
|Keywords:||Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology|
|Abstract:||Arthrospira platensis is a cyanobacterium that is extensively cultivated outdoors on a large commercial scale for consumption as a food for humans and animals. It can be grown in monoculture under highly alkaline conditions, making it attractive for industrial production. Here we describe the complete genome sequence of A. platensis C1 strain and its annotation. The A. platensis C1 genome contains 6,089,210 bp including 6,108 protein-coding genes and 45 RNA genes, and no plasmids. The genome information has been used for further comparative analysis, particularly of metabolic pathways, photosynthetic efficiency and barriers to gene transfer.|
|Appears in Collections:||CMUL: Journal Articles|
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