Draft Genome Sequence of Methanobacterium sp. Strain 34x, Reconstructed from an Enriched Electromethanogenic Biocathode
KAUST DepartmentEnvironmental Science and Engineering Program
Water Desalination and Reuse Center, Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
Water Desalination and Reuse Research Center (WDRC)
Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering (BESE) Division
KAUST Grant NumberURF/1/2985-01-01
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AbstractA draft genome sequence of Methanobacterium sp. strain 34x was reconstructed from the metagenome of an enriched electromethanogenic biocathode operated in a microbial electrosynthesis (MES) reactor. Methanobacterium sp. strain 34x has 68.98% nucleotide-level genomic similarity with the closest related methanogen available with a whole-genome assembly, Methanobacterium lacus strain AL-21. This genome will provide insight into the functional potential of methanogens at the biocathodes of MES systems.
CitationRagab, A., Shaw, D. R., Katuri, K. P., & Saikaly, P. E. (2019). Draft Genome Sequence of Methanobacterium sp. Strain 34x, Reconstructed from an Enriched Electromethanogenic Biocathode. Microbiology Resource Announcements, 8(45). doi:10.1128/mra.01138-19
SponsorsThis work was funded by competitive research grant URF/1/2985-01-01 to P.E.S.from King Abdullah University of Science and Technolog
PublisherAmerican Society for Microbiology
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