Genome size

Value 9.7e+6 bp
Organism Bacteria Rhodococcus sp. RHA1
Reference McLeod MP et al. The complete genome of Rhodococcus sp. RHA1 provides insights into a catabolic powerhouse. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Oct 17103(42):15582-7.PubMed ID17030794
Method A targeted insertion methodology was developed to determine the telomeric sequences.
Comments RHA1 has one of the largest bacterial genomes sequenced to date, comprising 9,702,737 bp (67% G+C) arranged in a linear chromosome and three linear plasmids.
Entered by Uri M
ID 104468