Draft Genome Sequence of the Probiotic Yeast Kluyveromyces marxianus fragilis B0399

Genome Announc. 2016 Sep 1;4(5):e00923-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00923-16.


Here, we report the draft genome sequence of Kluyveromyces marxianus fragilis B0399, the first yeast approved as a probiotic for human consumption not belonging to the genus Saccharomyces The genome is composed of 8 chromosomes, with a total size of 11.44 Mb, including mitochondrial DNA.

Grant support

This research was funded by the University of Verona and by the company Laboratori Turval S.r.l. (Udine, Italy) in the framework of Joint-Project 2014, For Optimized ResisTance of fragilIS Kluyveromyces (FORTIS-Klu), of the University of Verona.