Draft genome sequence of Bacillus safensis JPL-MERTA-8-2, isolated from a Mars-Bound Spacecraft

David A. Coil, James N. Benardini, Jonathan A Eisen

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Abstract

Here, we present the draft genome of Bacillus safensis JPL-MERTA-8-2, a strain found in a spacecraft assembly cleanroom before launch of the Mars Exploration Rovers. The assembly contains 3,671,133 bp in 14 contigs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere0136015
JournalGenome Announcements
Volume3
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology

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