Genome sequence of the polymyxin-producing plant-probiotic rhizobacterium Paenibacillus polymyxa E681

Jihyun F. Kim, Haeyoung Jeong, Soo Young Park, Seong Bin Kim, Yon Kyoung Park, Soo Keun Choi, Choong Min Ryu, Cheol Goo Hur, Sa Youl Ghim, Tae Kwang Oh, Jae Jong Kim, Chang Seuk Park, Seung Hwan Park

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Abstract

Paenibacillus polymyxa E681, a spore-forming, low-G+C, Gram-positive bacterium isolated from the rhizosphere of winter barley grown in South Korea, has great potential for agricultural applications due to its ability to promote plant growth and suppress plant diseases. Here we present the complete genome sequence of P. polymyxa E681. Its 5.4-Mb genome encodes functions specialized to the plant-associated lifestyle and characteristics that are beneficial to plants, such as the production of a plant growth hormone, antibiotics, and hydrolytic enzymes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6103-6104
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Bacteriology
Volume192
Issue number22
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Nov 1

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology

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    Kim, J. F., Jeong, H., Park, S. Y., Kim, S. B., Park, Y. K., Choi, S. K., Ryu, C. M., Hur, C. G., Ghim, S. Y., Oh, T. K., Kim, J. J., Park, C. S., & Park, S. H. (2010). Genome sequence of the polymyxin-producing plant-probiotic rhizobacterium Paenibacillus polymyxa E681. Journal of Bacteriology, 192(22), 6103-6104. https://doi.org/10.1128/JB.00983-10