Bifidobacteria constitute a major group of beneficial intestinal bacteria, and are therefore often used to formulate probiotic products in combination with lactic acid bacteria. The availability of bifidobacterial genome sequences has broadened our knowledge on health-promoting factors as well as their safety assessments. Here, we present the complete genome sequence of Bifidobacterium longum CBT BG7 that consists of a 2.45-Mb chromosome and a plasmid.
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This work was supported by grants from Cell Biotech Co., Ltd., and the National Research Foundation of the Ministry of Science , ICT and Future Planning ( NRF-2011-0017670 ).
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology