Salinisphaera sp. strain LB1 was isolated from Lake Brown, Western Australia, surface water enriched at pH 4.0 and with 5% (wt/vol) NaCl. The complete genome sequence is presented in this report.


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This work was supported by the BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) and the Center for Bioenergy Innovation (CBI), U.S. Department of Energy Bioenergy Research Centers, supported by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research in the DOE Office of Science. Oak Ridge National Laboratory is managed by UT-Battelle, LLC, for the U.S. DOE under contract DE-AC05-00OR22725. The DNA sequencing work was conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, a DOE Office of Science User Facility, which is supported by the Office of Science of the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC02-05CH11231. The original isolation of Salinisphaera sp. strain LB1 was funded by NSF Biogeosciences Program grants EAR-0433040 and EAR-0433044.

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Genomic DNA; Ribosome RNA; RNA 16S; Transfer RNA, Article; Bacterial Chromosome; Bacterial Strain; Bacterium Isolate; DNA Modification; DNA Sequence; Gammaproteobacteria; Genetic Similarity; Nonhuman; Nucleotide Sequence; Salinisphaera; Salinisphaera Hydrothermalis; Western Australia; Whole Genome Sequencing

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