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Draft genome sequence of the Streptococcus pneumoniae Avery strain A66

Hahn, Christoph; Harrison, Ewan M.; Parkhill, Julian; Holmes, Mark A.; Paterson, Gavin K.


Christoph Hahn

Ewan M. Harrison

Julian Parkhill

Mark A. Holmes

Gavin K. Paterson


We have used HiSeq 2000 technology to generate a draft genome sequence of Streptococcus pneumoniae strain A66. This is a common study strain used in investigations of pneumococcal bacterium-host interactions and was used in the seminal genetic studies of Avery et al.


Hahn, C., Harrison, E. M., Parkhill, J., Holmes, M. A., & Paterson, G. K. (2018). Draft genome sequence of the Streptococcus pneumoniae Avery strain A66. Genome announcements, 3(3), Article e00697-15.

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date May 21, 2015
Online Publication Date Jun 25, 2015
Publication Date May 15, 2018
Deposit Date Aug 4, 2015
Publicly Available Date Nov 23, 2017
Journal Genome announcements
Electronic ISSN 2169-8287
Publisher American Society for Microbiology
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 3
Issue 3
Article Number e00697-15
Keywords Streptococcus pneumoniae strain A66, Bacterial genetics
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Additional Information Copy of article first published in: Genome announcements, 2015, v.3 e00697-15.
Contract Date Nov 23, 2017


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