The draft genome sequence of Corynebacterium diphtheriae bv. mitis NCTC 3529 reveals significant diversity between the primary disease-causing biovars

Vartul Sangal, Nicholas P Tucker, Andreas Burkovski, Paul A Hoskisson

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Abstract

We report the draft genome of the human pathogen Corynebacterium diphtheriae bv. mitis NCTC 3529. This is the first C. diphtheriae bv. mitis strain to be sequenced and reveals significant differences from the other primary biovar, C. diphtheriae bv. gravis.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3269
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume194
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012

Keywords

  • orynebacterium diphtheriae bv. mitis NCTC 3529
  • primary biovar
  • genome
  • human pathogens

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