Draft genome sequence of Bacillus thuringiensis strain S601, a toxic strain to Anthonomous grandis / Sequência do genoma de Bacillus thuringiensis strain S601, uma estirpe tóxica para os Anthonomous grandis

Érica Martins, Paulo Queiroz, Priscila Grynberg, Roberto Togawa, Rose Monnerat


Bacillus thuringiensis is an important bacterium showing insecticide proteins effective to control several agricultural pests, including boll weevil, Anthonomus grandis Boh. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). This work describes the draft genome sequence of B. thuringiensis S601, which contains genes encoding the parasporal crystal cry1B, including other genes, like Vpa, Vpb, Sip and new ones described by new nomenclature of Bt toxins. Genes coding for bacteriocin, plant growth promotion pathway and tyrosinase were also identified.


next generation sequencing, biocontrol, boll weevil.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.34115/basrv6n3-005


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