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ID: 504
Mycobacterium ulcerans

Causative agent of Buruli and Bairnsdale ulcer

Lineage: Bacteria[33718]; Actinobacteria[4335]; Corynebacteriales[654]; Mycobacteriaceae[240]; Mycobacterium[123]; Mycobacterium ulcerans[1]
Mycobacterium ulcerans. Infection by Mycobacterium ulcerans causes the formation of skin ulcers which, if left untreated, can lead to extensive scarring and/or amputation. This disease, called Buruli or Bairnsdale ulcer, is prevalent throughout much of Africa and Asia. Mycobacterium ulcerans produces a cytotoxin, mycolactone, More...


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 12; sequence reads: 1 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 5.70725
 median protein count: 4248
 median GC%: 65.5

 Representative (genome information for reference and representative genomes)

    Reference genome:

Dendrogram (based on genomic BLAST)

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