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J Bacteriol. 2012 Sep;194(17):4767-8. doi: 10.1128/JB.01015-12.

Complete genome sequence of Bacillus cereus NC7401, which produces high levels of the emetic toxin cereulide.

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Department of Bacteriology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan.

Abstract

We report the complete and annotated genome sequence of Bacillus cereus NC7401, a representative of the strain group that causes emetic-type food poisoning. The emetic toxin, cereulide, is produced by a nonribosomal protein synthesis (NRPS) system that is encoded by a gene cluster on a large resident plasmid, pNCcld.

PMID:
22887669
PMCID:
PMC3415479
DOI:
10.1128/JB.01015-12
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