Draft genome sequence of probiotic strain Pediococcus acidilactici MA18/5M

J Bacteriol. 2012 Feb;194(4):901. doi: 10.1128/JB.06563-11.


Pediococcus acidilactici MA18/5M is a commercially available probiotic that is widely used in swine, poultry, aquaculture feeds, and human dietary supplements. We prepared a genome sequence for this strain consisting of 2 scaffolds totaling 1,992,928 bases including gaps for a total of 3,346 bases and a G+C content of 42%.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Base Sequence
  • Genome, Bacterial*
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Pediococcus / genetics*
  • Probiotics*
  • Sequence Analysis, DNA

Associated data

  • GENBANK/AGKB00000000
  • GENBANK/AGKB01000000