Genome size of B. cereus strains

Range 5.5 to 6.3 Mb
Organism Bacteria Bacillus cereus
Reference Cole S, Saint-Girons I. 1999. Bacterial Genomes—All Shapes and Sizes, p 35-62. In Charlebois R (ed), Organization of the Prokaryotic Genome. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555818180.ch3 abstract
Comments Abstract: "The genome size of Bacillus cereus strains varies from 5.5 to 6.3 Mb, and great diversity is seen in the number and organization of the chromosomes." Mb=10^9 bases
Entered by Uri M
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