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Genome sequence of Prevotella intermedia strain originally isolated from cervicofacial actinomycosis
Korean J. Microbiol 2019;55(1):58-60
Published online March 31, 2019
© 2019 The Microbiological Society of Korea.

Ji-Hoi Moon1,2, Eun-Young Jang3, Seok Bin Yang1, Seung-Yun Shin4, Jae-In Ryu5, Jin-Yong Lee1* , and Jae-Hyung Lee1,2,6*

1Department of Maxillofacial Biomedical Engineering, School of Dentistry, 2Department of Life and Nanopharmaceutical Sciences, 3Department of Dentistry, Graduate School, 4Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry, 5Department of Preventive Dentistry, School of Dentistry, 6Kyung Hee Medical Science Institute, Kyung Hee University, Seoul 02447, Republic of Korea
Correspondence to: (J.Y. Lee) E-mail: ljinyong@khu.ac.kr; Tel.: +82-2-961-9544; Fax: +82-2-962-0598 /
(J.H. Lee) E-mail: jaehlee@khu.ac.kr; Tel.: +82-2-961-9290; Fax: +82-2-962-0598
Received November 27, 2018; Revised December 14, 2018; Accepted December 14, 2018.
Abstract
Anaerobic Gram-negative bacterium Prevotella intermedia is a part of normal flora of the oral cavity and associated with various types of oral and systemic diseases. We present here a draft genome sequence of P. intermedia ATCC 15032, originally isolated from cervicofacial actinomycosis. The genome is 2,848,426 bp in length and has a GC content of 43.45%. The genome includes 2,358 protein-coding genes, 5 rRNAs, and 43 tRNA. The sequence information will provide important clues in understanding the genome diversity within the bacterial species, and genetic basis for phenotypic differences among P. intermedia strains.
Keywords : Prevotella intermedia, actinomycosis isolate, genome


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