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Imtechella halotolerans K1T

We report the 3.087-Mb genome sequence of Imtechella halotolerans K1T, isolated from an estuarine water sample collected from Kochi, Kerala, India. Strain K1 was recently reported as a novel genus of the family Flavobacteriaceae.

Genome sequencing

The genome of Imtechella halotolerans K1T was sequenced using the Illumina-HiSeq paired end technology. A total of 35,288,314 paired end reads of 101 nucleotide length obtained by the Illumina platform. We have used NGS QC toolkit v2.2.1 to filter the data for high quality, vector/adaptor free reads for genome assembly. A total of 33,202,176 high quality, vector filtered reads (~800 times coverage) used for assembly with Velvet 1.2.03(at hash length of 61) into 44 contigs, have N 50 contig length of 337,071 nt. were submitted to GenBank.

Genome annotation

Genome annotation was done by RAST server,RNAmmer 1.2 server and tRNAscan-SE 1.21.

Annotation at Genome Browser(JBrowse) CLICK HERE

Draft Genome Submission

This Whole Genome Shotgun project has been deposited at DDBJ/EMBL/GenBank under the accession number AJJU00000000. The version available here is the first version, AJJU01000000.


We have published this study in Journal of Bacteriology.

Data Download

For all data download please go to Data Download section.