Genome size - first free living organism to be sequenced

Value 1.83e+6 bp
Organism Bacteria Haemophilus influenzae
Reference Fleischmann RD et al., Whole-genome random sequencing and assembly of Haemophilus influenzae Rd. Science. 1995 Jul 28 269(5223):496-512. abstract & p.498 table 2PubMed ID7542800
Method "The strategy for a shotgun approach to whole genome sequencing is outlined in Table 1."
Comments "An approach for genome analysis based on sequencing and assembly of unselected pieces of DNA from the whole chromosome has been applied to obtain the complete nucleotide sequence (1,830,137 base pairs) of the genome from the bacterium Haemophilus influenza Rd."
Entered by Uri M
ID 105491