Genome Sequence of Rhodoferax antarcticus ANT.BRT; A Psychrophilic Purple Nonsulfur Bacterium from an Antarctic Microbial Mat

@article{Baker2017GenomeSO,
  title={Genome Sequence of Rhodoferax antarcticus ANT.BRT; A Psychrophilic Purple Nonsulfur Bacterium from an Antarctic Microbial Mat},
  author={Jennifer M Baker and Carli J. Riester and Blaire G. Skinner and Austin Newell and Wesley D. Swingley and Michael T. Madigan and Deborah O. Jung and Marie Asao and Min Chen and Patrick C. Loughlin and Hao Pan and Yuankui Lin and Yaqiong Li and Jacob Shaw and Mindy Prado and Christi Sherman and Joseph Kuo-Hsiang Tang and Robert Eugene Blankenship and Tingting Zhao and Jeffrey W. Touchman and W. Matthew Sattley},
  journal={Microorganisms},
  year={2017},
  volume={5}
}
Rhodoferax antarcticus is an Antarctic purple nonsulfur bacterium and the only characterized anoxygenic phototroph that grows best below 20 °C. We present here a high-quality draft genome of Rfx. antarcticus strain ANT.BRT, isolated from an Antarctic microbial mat. The circular chromosome (3.8 Mbp) of Rfx. antarcticus has a 59.1% guanine + cytosine (GC) content and contains 4036 open reading frames. In addition, the bacterium contains a sizable plasmid (198.6 kbp, 48.4% GC with 226 open reading… 

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