Genome sequence of Christensenella minuta DSM 22607T

Bruce A. Rosa, Kymberlie Hallsworth-Pepin, John Martin, Aye Wollam, Makedonka Mitreva

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Obesity influences and is influenced by the human gut microbiome. Here, we present the genome of Christensenella minuta, a highly heritable bacterial species which has been found to be strongly associated with obesity through an unknown biological mechanism. This novel genome provides a valuable resource for future obesity therapeutic studies.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere01451-16
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2017


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