Genome sequence of Bacillus anthracis STI, a Sterne-like Georgian/Soviet vaccine strain

Richard T. Okinaka, Jean Challacombe, Kevin Drees, Dawn N. Birdsell, Nicolette Janke, Amber Naumann, Meagan Seymour, Heidie Hornstra, James Schupp, Jason Sahl, Jeffrey T Foster, Talima R Pearson, Peter Turnbull, Paul S Keim

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Abstract

The Bacillus anthracis strain STI is a Soviet vaccine strain that lacks the pXO2 plasmid. Previous data indicate that this isolate forms a new branch within the B. anthracis sub-group originally identified as A. Br.008/009.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00853-14
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume2
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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    Okinaka, R. T., Challacombe, J., Drees, K., Birdsell, D. N., Janke, N., Naumann, A., Seymour, M., Hornstra, H., Schupp, J., Sahl, J., Foster, J. T., Pearson, T. R., Turnbull, P., & Keim, P. S. (2014). Genome sequence of Bacillus anthracis STI, a Sterne-like Georgian/Soviet vaccine strain. Genome Announcements, 2(5), [e00853-14]. https://doi.org/10.1128/genomeA.00853-14