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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2019

Assembly and Analysis of the Genome Sequence of the Yeast Brettanomyces naardenensis CBS 7540

Tiukova, Ievgeniia A.; Jiang, Huifeng; Dainat, Jacques; Hoeppner, Marc P.; Lantz, Henrik; Piskur, Jure; Sandgren, Mats; Nielsen, Jens; Gu, Zhenglong; Passoth, Volkmar

Abstract

Brettanomyces naardenensis is a spoilage yeast with potential for biotechnological applications for production of innovative beverages with low alcohol content and high attenuation degree. Here, we present the first annotated genome of B. naardenensis CBS 7540. The genome of B. naardenensis CBS 7540 was assembled into 76 contigs, totaling 11,283,072 nucleotides. In total, 5168 protein-coding sequences were annotated. The study provides functional genome annotation, phylogenetic analysis, and discusses genetic determinants behind notable stress tolerance and biotechnological potential of B. naardenensis.

Keywords

genome; yeast; Brettanomyces naardenensis

Published in

Microorganisms
2019, Volume: 7, number: 11, article number: 489
Publisher: MDPI