Complete Genome Sequence of the Endosymbiont of Acanthamoeba Strain UWC8, an Amoeba Endosymbiont Belonging to the "Candidatus Midichloriaceae" Family in Rickettsiales

Genome Announc. 2014 Aug 7;2(4):e00791-14. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00791-14.


The endosymbiont of Acanthamoeba strain UWC8 is an obligate amoeba endosymbiont belonging to the family of "Candidatus Midichloriaceae" in Rickettsiales. We report here the complete genome sequence of this bacterium, which should catalyze future studies of amoeba-symbiont interactions.