Complete resequencing and reannotation of the Lactobacillus plantarum WCFS1 genome

R.J. Siezen, C. Francke, B. Renckens, L.J.S. Boekhorst, M. Wels, M. Kleerebezem, S.A.F.T. van Hijum

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Abstract

There is growing interest in the beneficial effects of Lactobacillus plantarum on human health. The genome of L. plantarum WCFS1, first sequenced in 2001, was resequenced using Solexa technology. We identified 116 nucleotide corrections and improved function prediction for nearly 1,200 proteins, with a focus on metabolic functions and cell surface-associated proteins.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-196
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume194
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • lactic-acid bacteria
  • gastrointestinal-tract
  • identification
  • fermentation
  • database
  • artemis
  • growth
  • genes
  • mice
  • carbohydrate

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