J Genomics 2020; 8:21-24. doi:10.7150/jgen.42020 This volume
Short Research Paper
1. Research Institute for Sustainable Chemistry, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), 3-11-32 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-0046, Japan
2. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Kure College, 2-2-11 Aga-minami, Kure, Hiroshima, 737-8506, Japan
3. Graduate School of Advanced Sciences of Matter, Hiroshima University, 1-3-1 Kagamiyama, Higashi-Hiroshima, Hiroshima 739-8530, Japan
4. Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Nagaoka College, Japan, 888, Nishi-Katagai, Nagaoka, Niigata 940-8532, Japan
Strain KR-1 was isolated from pond water collected in Japan. Because this strain was capable of adsorbing palladium particles in sterilized water, strain KR-1 will be a useful biocatalyst for palladium-leaching from metal waste. Here we present a draft genome sequence of Deinococcus sp. KR-1, which consists of a total of 7 contigs containing 4,556,772 bp with a GC content of 70.0% and comprises 4,450 predicted coding sequences. Based on the 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, strain KR-1 was identified as Deinococcus sp. KR-1.
Keywords: Deinococcus, Palladium-leaching, Draft genome sequencing, 16S rRNA, Phylogenetic tree