Longest synthetic genome

Value 1.08 Mbp
Organism Bacteria Mycoplasma mycoides JCVI-syn1.0
Reference Gibson DG et al., Creation of a bacterial cell controlled by a chemically synthesized genome. Science. 2010 Jul 2 329(5987):52-6 abstractPubMed ID20488990
Method Starting from digitized genome sequence information and its transplantation into a M. capricolum recipient cell to create new M. mycoides cells that are controlled only by the synthetic chromosome.
Entered by Uri M
ID 106924