Pia Zimmermann

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Bovine tuberculosis (bTB), which is caused by Mycobacterium bovis and M. caprae, is a notifiable animal disease in Germany. Diagnostic procedure is based on a prescribed protocol that is published in the framework of German bTB legislation. In this protocol small sample volumes are used for DNA extraction followed by real-time PCR analyses. As mycobacteria(More)
We report the draft genome sequence of Lysinibacillus sp. strain BF-4. Strain BF-4 has a notably small genome for a free-living bacillus, with a size of 2.63 Mbp. In agreement with phenotypic observations, the genome lacks genes essential for endospore formation.
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