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Supplementary Material for: Draft Genome Sequence of Bacillus cereus CITVM-11.1, a Strain Exhibiting Interesting Antifungal Activities

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posted on 25.04.2018, 08:46 by Caballero J., Peralta C., Molla A., Del Valle E.E., Caballero P., Berry C., Felipe V., Yaryura P., Palma L.
Bacillus cereus is a gram-positive, spore-forming bacterium possessing an important and historical record as a human-pathogenic bacterium. However, several strains of this species exhibit interesting potential to be used as plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria. Here, we report the draft genome sequence of B. cereus strain CITVM-11.1, which consists of 37 contig sequences, accounting for 5,746,486 bp (with a GC content of 34.8%) and 5,752 predicted protein-coding sequences. Several of them could potentially be involved in plant-bacterium interactions and may contribute to the strong antagonistic activity shown by this strain against the charcoal root rot fungus, Macrophomina phaseolina. This genomic sequence also showed a number of genes that may confer this strain resistance against several polluting heavy metals and for the bioconversion of mycotoxins.