Draft genome sequence of the human pathogen streptomyces somaliensis, a significant cause of actinomycetoma

Ralph Kirby, Vartul Sangal, Nicholas Tucker, Jolanta Zakrzewska-Czerwinska, K Wierzbicka, Paul Herron, C-J Chu, G. Chandra, Ahmed Fahal, Michael Goodfellow, Paul Hoskisson

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We report the draft genome sequence of the human pathogen Streptomyces somaliensis (DSM 40738), a pathogen within a genus of largely saprophytic organisms. S. somaliensis causes severe and debilitating deep tissue and bone infections. The genome sequence is deposited in DDBJ/EMBL/GenBank with the accession number AJJM01000000.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3544-3545
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2012


  • genome sequence
  • human pathogen
  • Streptomyces somaliensis

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