Complete Genome Sequence of the Nonpathogenic Soil-Dwelling Bacterium Clostridium sporogenes Strain NCIMB 10696

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  • Aleksandra M Kubiak
  • Anja Poehlein
  • Patrick Budd
  • Klaus Winzer
  • Jan Theys
  • Philip Lambin
  • Rolf Daniel
  • Nigel P Minton

Colleges, School and Institutes

External organisations

  • University of Nottingham
  • Georg-August-University Goettingen Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology, Goettingen Genomics Laboratory, Göttingen, Germany.
  • Maastro Lab, Maastricht Radiation Oncology, University of Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands.


Clostridium sporogenes is a harmless spore-forming anaerobe that is widely distributed in soil/water and in the intestines of humans and animals. It is extensively used as a safe model to test the suitability of new preservative methods by the food industry and has potential to deliver therapeutic agents to tumors.


Original languageEnglish
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 20 Aug 2015


  • Journal Article