Draft genome sequence of the toxic bloom-forming cyanobacterium Aphanizomenon flos-aquae NIES-81

Huansheng Cao, Yohei Shimura, Kawachi Masanobu, Yanbin Yin

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Aphanizomenon flos-aquae is a toxic filamentous cyanobacterium that causes water blooms in freshwaters across the globe. Wepresent the draft genome sequence of the A. flos-aquae strain NIES-81, which was determined by 454 pyrosequencing technology. The draft genome is ~5.7 Mb, containing 5,802 predicted protein-coding genes and 58RNAgenes, with a G+Ccontent of 38.5%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00044-14
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Externally publishedYes


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  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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