Genome analysis of Mycobacterium massiliense strain M172, Which contains a putative mycobacteriophage

Siew Woh Choo, Aini Mohamed Yusoff, Yan Ling Wong, Wei Yee Wee, Chia Sui Ong, Kee Peng Ng, Yun Fong Ngeow

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The genome of Mycobacterium massiliense M172, isolated from a human sputum sample, was sequenced using Illumina GA IIX technology and found to contain 5,204,460 bp, including putative genes for virulence and antibiotic resistance as well as a 92-kb genomic region most likely to correspond to a mycobacteriophage.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5128
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes

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