Complete Genome Sequences of Four Strains of Erwinia tracheiphila: A Resource for Studying a Bacterial Plant Pathogen with a Highly Complex Genome

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2022-06
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LaSarre, Breah
Olawole, Olakunle I.
Paulsen, Ashley A.
Halverson, Larry J.
Gleason, Mark L.
Beattie, Gwyn
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Plant Pathology and Microbiology
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Erwinia tracheiphila, the causative agent of bacterial wilt of cucurbits, has a highly complex genome harboring an abundance of repetitive elements and prophage. Here, we present the closed genome sequences of E. tracheiphila strains BHKY, BuffGH, MDCuke, and SCR3, which belong to two phylogenetic clades that differ in host-specific virulence. These are the first complete genome assemblies of this plant pathogen.
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This article is published as LaSarre, Breah, Olakunle I. Olawole, Ashley A. Paulsen, Larry J. Halverson, Mark L. Gleason, and Gwyn A. Beattie. "Complete Genome Sequences of Four Strains of Erwinia tracheiphila: A Resource for Studying a Bacterial Plant Pathogen With a Highly Complex Genome." Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions 35, no. 6 (2022): 500-504. doi:10.1094/MPMI-01-22-0008-A. Posted with permission. This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY 4.0 International license.
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