The draft genome sequence of Xanthomonas species strain Nyagatare, isolated from diseased bean in Rwanda.
Studholme, David J.
FEMS Microbiology Letters
Oxford University Press
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We announce the genome sequence for Xanthomonas species strain Nyagatare, isolated from beans showing unusual disease symptoms in Rwanda. This strain represents the first sequenced genome belonging to an as-yet undescribed Xanthomonas species known as species-level clade 1. It has at least 100 kb of genomic sequence that shows little or no sequence similarity to other xanthomonads, including a unique lipopolysaccharide synthesis gene cluster. At least one genomic region appears to have been acquired from relatives of Agrobacterium or Rhizobium species. The genome encodes homologues of only three known type-three secretion system effectors: AvrBs2, XopF1 and AvrXv4. Availability of the genome sequence will facilitate development of molecular tools for detection and diagnostics for this newly discovered pathogen of beans and facilitate epidemiological investigations of a potential causal link between this pathogen and the disease outbreak.
Canadian International Development Agency
types: Journal Article
This is a pre-copyedited, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in FEMS following peer review. The version of record Aritua, V., Musoni, A., Kabeja, A., Butare, L., Mukamuhirwa, F., Gahakwa, D., . . . Smith, J. (2015). The draft genome sequence of Xanthomonas species strain Nyagatare, isolated from diseased bean in Rwanda, FEMS Microbiology Letters, 2015, Vol. 362, No. 4 pp. 1-4 is available online at: http://femsle.oxfordjournals.org/content/362/4/1.1.explore
Vol. 362, Issue 4, pp. 1 - 4
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