KEGG   Escherichia coli K-12 MG1655

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T numberT00007
NameEscherichia coli K-12 MG1655
CategoryReference genome
TaxonomyTAX: 511145
    LineageBacteria; Pseudomonadota; Gammaproteobacteria; Enterobacterales; Enterobacteriaceae; Escherichia
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000005845.2)
BioProject: 57779
Original DBWisconsin, Pasteur, RegulonDB, ECOCYC, ASAP
CommentColonizes the lower gut of animals, and, as a facultative anaerobe.
Maintained as a laboratory strain with minimal genetic manipulation, having only been cured of the temperate bacteriophage lambda and F plasmid by ultraviolet light and acridine orange, respectively.
    SequenceRS: NC_000913 (GB: U00096)
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 4641652
Number of protein genes: 4278
Number of RNA genes: 186
ReferencePMID: 9278503
    AuthorsBlattner FR, Plunkett G 3rd, Bloch CA, Perna NT, Burland V, Riley M, Collado-Vides J, Glasner JD, Rode CK, Mayhew GF, et al.
    TitleThe complete genome sequence of Escherichia coli K-12.
    JournalScience 277:1453-62 (1997)
DOI: 10.1126/science.277.5331.1453