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The pigmented bacterium Deinococcus radiophilus, which is highly resistant to radiation exposure, was first isolated from irradiated lizardfish. We report a genome assembly of D. radiophilus UWO 1055T (=ATCC 27603T), with a predicted genome size of 2.7 Mbp (62.66% G+C content). A number of CRISPR-associated proteins and two CRISPR arrays were identified.
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Maynard, Claudia R. and MacLea, Kyle S., "Genome Sequence of the Radiation-Resistant Bacterium Deinococcus radiophilus ATCC 27603" (2019). Microbiology Resource Announcements. 701.
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