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Genome sequence of a commensal bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis CBA7120, isolated from a Korean fecal sample

Title
Genome sequence of a commensal bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis CBA7120, isolated from a Korean fecal sample
Authors
Kim, Joon YongSong, Hye SeonKim, Yeon BeeKwon, JosephChoi, Jong-SoonCho, Yong-JoonKim, Byung-YongRhee, Jin-KyuMyoung, JinjongNam, Young-DoRoh, Seong Woon
Ewha Authors
이진규
SCOPUS Author ID
이진규scopus
Issue Date
2016
Journal Title
GUT PATHOGENS
ISSN
1757-4749JCR Link
Citation
vol. 8
Keywords
Enterococcus faecalisGenome sequenceComparative genomicsVirulence factors
Publisher
BIOMED CENTRAL LTD
Indexed
SCIE; SCOPUS WOS scopus
Abstract
Background: Enterococcus faecalis, the type strain of the genus Enterococcus, is not only a commensal bacterium in the gastrointestinal tract in vertebrates and invertebrates, but also causes serious disease as an opportunistic pathogen. To date, genome sequences have been published for over four hundred E. faecalis strains; however, pathogenicity of these microbes remains complicated. To increase our knowledge of E. faecalis virulence factors, we isolated strain CBA7120 from the feces of an 81-year-old female from the Republic of Korea and performed a comparative genomic analysis. Results: The genome sequence of E. faecalis CBA7120 is 3,134,087 bp in length, with a G + C content of 37.35 mol%, and is comprised of four contigs with an N50 value of 2,922,046 bp. The genome showed high similarity with other strains of E. faecalis, including OG1RF, T13, 12107 and T20, based on OrthoANI values. Strain CBA7120 contains 374 pan-genome orthologous groups ( POGs) as singletons, including "Phages, Prophages, Transposable elements, Plasmids," "Carbohydrates," "DNA metabolism," and "Virulence, Disease and Defense" subsystems. Genes related to multidrug resistance efflux pumps were annotated in the genome. Conclusions: The comparative genomic analysis of E. faecalis strains presented in this study was performed using a variety of analysis methods and will facilitate future identification of hypothetical proteins.
DOI
10.1186/s13099-016-0145-x
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