Analysis of the Complete Genome of the Alkaliphilic and Phototrophic Firmicute Heliorestis convoluta Strain HHT

  title={Analysis of the Complete Genome of the Alkaliphilic and Phototrophic Firmicute Heliorestis convoluta Strain HHT},
  author={Emma D Dewey and Lynn M Stokes and Brad M Burchell and Kathryn N Shaffer and Austin M Huntington and Jennifer M Baker and Suvarna Nadendla and Michelle G. Giglio and Kelly S. Bender and Jeffrey W. Touchman and Robert Eugene Blankenship and Michael T. Madigan and W. Matthew Sattley},
Despite significant interest and past work to elucidate the phylogeny and photochemistry of species of the Heliobacteriaceae, genomic analyses of heliobacteria to date have been limited to just one published genome, that of the thermophilic species Heliobacterium (Hbt.) modesticaldum str. Ice1T. Here we present an analysis of the complete genome of a second heliobacterium, Heliorestis (Hrs.) convoluta str. HHT, an alkaliphilic, mesophilic, and morphologically distinct heliobacterium isolated… 
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