Draft genome sequence of ‘Treponema phagedenis’ strain V1, isolated from bovine digital dermatitis

Mamoona Mushtaq, Shahid Manzoor, Märit Pringle, Anna Rosander and Erik Bongcam-Rudloff

Abstract

‘Treponema phagedenis’ is considered to be a key agent in the pathogenesis of bovine digital dermatitis, an infectious foot condition of economic and animal welfare importance. We hereby report the draft sequence of ‘T. phagedenis’ strain V1. The draft genome assembly consists of 51 scaffolds comprising 3,129,551 bp and a GC-content of 39.9 %. Putative pathogenicity related factors have been identified in the genome that can be used in future studies to gain insight into the pathogenic mechanisms of ‘T. phagedenis’.

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