Permanent draft genome sequence of Vibrio tubiashii strain NCIMB 1337 (ATCC19106)

Ben Temperton, Simon Thomas, Karen Tait, Helen Parry, Matt Emery, Mike Allen, John Quinn, John Macgrath, Jack Gilbert

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Vibrio tubiashii NCIMB 1337 is a major and increasingly prevalent pathogen of bivalve mollusks, and shares a close phylogenetic relationship with both V. orientalis and V. coralliilyticus. It is a Gram-negative, curved rod-shaped bacterium, originally isolated from a moribund juvenile oyster, and is both oxidase and catalase positive. It is capable of growth under both aerobic and anaerobic conditions. Here we describe the features of this organism, together with the draft genome and annotation. The genome is 5,353,266 bp long, consisting of two chromosomes, and contains 4,864 protein-coding and 86 RNA genes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-90
Number of pages8
JournalStandards in genomic sciences
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2011


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