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ID: 11052
Mycobacterium tuberculosis variant microti

Causes tuberculosis in cattle and rodents

Lineage: Bacteria[34407]; Actinomycetota[4418]; Corynebacteriales[669]; Mycobacteriaceae[249]; Mycobacterium[129]; Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex[10]; Mycobacterium tuberculosis[6]; Mycobacterium tuberculosis variant microti[1]
Mycobacterium microti. This bacterium is a causative agent of tuberculosis in rodents and cattle. It has also infected humans, but is not a major source of human disease as are other members of the Mycobacterium genus. Interestingly, the best vaccines for human tubercuolsis to date have been derived from live Mycobacterium microti cultures.


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 8 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 4.37012
 median protein count: 3821
 median GC%: 65.6

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