Genome sequence of Bacillus licheniformis WX-02.

State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, People's Republic of China.
Journal of bacteriology (Impact Factor: 3.94). 07/2012; 194(13):3561-2. DOI: 10.1128/JB.00572-12
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ABSTRACT Bacillus licheniformis is an important bacterium that has been used extensively for large-scale industrial production of exoenzymes and peptide antibiotics. B. licheniformis WX-02 produces poly-gamma-glutamate increasingly when fermented under stress conditions. Here its genome sequence (4,270,104 bp, with G+C content of 46.06%), which comprises a circular chromosome, is announced.

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