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. 2014 Dec 18;2(6):e01311-14.
doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01311-14.

Complete Genome Sequence of Bifidobacterium Longum 105-A, a Strain With High Transformation Efficiency

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Complete Genome Sequence of Bifidobacterium Longum 105-A, a Strain With High Transformation Efficiency

Yu Kanesaki et al. Genome Announc. .
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Bifidobacterium longum 105-A shows high transformation efficiency and allows for the generation of gene knockout mutants through homologous recombination. Here, we report the complete genome sequence of strain 105-A. Genes encoding at least four putative restriction-modification systems were found in this genome, which might contribute to its transformation efficiency.

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