The Catenibacterium mitsuokai DSM 15897 whole genome shotgun (WGS) project has the project accession ACCK00000000. This version of the project (01) has the accession number ACCK01000000, and consists of sequences ACCK01000001-ACCK01000475.
Catenibacterium mitsuokai (GenBank Accession Number for 16S rDNA gene: AB030221) is a member of the Firmicutes division of the domain bacteria. In one comprehensive 16S rDNA sequence-based enumeration of the colonic microbiota of three healthy adult humans, it represents, on average, 0.482% of all 16S rDNA sequences and 0.095% of the sequences in its division (Eckburg et. al. (2005)). The sequenced strain was obtained from the Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen GmbH(DSMZ) (DSM# 15897).
This is a Newbler assembly (http://www.454.com/enabling-technology/the-software.asp) comprised of 1 full plate of FLX Fragment 454 Data and 5 regions of FLX Fragment Titration 454 run with a Q20 coverage of 46.6X.
This sequenced strain is part of a comprehensive, sequence-based survey of members of the normal human gut microbiota. A joint effort of the WU-GSC and the Center for Genome Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine, the purpose of this survey is to provide the general scientific community with a broad view of the gene content of 100 representatives of the major divisions represented in the intestine's microbial community. This information should provide a frame of reference for analyzing metagenomic studies of the human gut microbiome. Further details of this effort are described in a white paper entitled 'Extending Our View of Self: the Human Gut Microbiome Initiative (HGMI)' (http://www.genome.gov/Pages/Research/Sequencing/SeqProposals/HGMISeq.pdf). These studies are supported by National Human Genome Research Institute.
Coding sequences were predicted using GeneMark v3.3 and Glimmer2 v2.13. Intergenic regions not spanned by GeneMark and Glimmer2 were blasted against NCBI's non-redundant (NR) database and predictions generated based on protein alignments. tRNA genes were determined using tRNAscan-SE 1.23 and non-coding RNA genes by RNAmmer-1.2 and Rfam v8.0. Gene names are generated at the contig level and may not necessarily reflect any known order or orientation between contigs.
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Annotation was added to the contigs in March 2009
This is a reference genome for the Human Microbiome Project. This project is co-owned with the Human Microbiome Project DACC.
Product names were updated in August 2012.
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