Draft genome sequence of the Bactrocera oleae symbiont "Candidatus Erwinia dacicola"

Frances Blow, Anastasia Gioti, David Starns, Michael Ben-Yosef, Zohar Pasternak, Edouard Jurkevitch, John Vontas, Alistair C. Darby*

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"Candidatus Erwinia dacicola" is a Gammaproteobacterium that forms a symbiotic association with the agricultural pest Bactrocera oleae. Here, we present a 2.1-Mb draft hybrid genome assembly for "Ca. Erwinia dacicola" generated from single-cell and metagenomic data.

Original languageAmerican English
Article numbere00896-16
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number5
StatePublished - 2016

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We thank Anastasia Kampouraki for technical support and sample collection. The single-cell isolation and sequencing were conducted in the Single Cell Lab at the Centre for Genomic Research, University of Liverpool. The funders had no role in the study design, data analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. This work was funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Oxitec Ltd. through an iCASE studentship (BB/K501773/1) awarded to A.C.D., and the ARISTEIA Action of the Opera tional Programme Education and Lifelong Learning and is cofunded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and National Resources (code number 4937) to J.V.

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© 2016 Blow et al.


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