Staphylococcus aureus MSSA

About the Project

P.I.: George Weinstock (BCM-HGSC), Sarah K. Highlander (Dept. of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, BCM), Sheldon Kaplan (Texas Children's Hospital)
Collaborators: Kristina Hulten (TCH), Edward Mason (TCH)
Funding: TCH-BCM
Genome size:  
Strain: MSSA
Current Status of the Project
Latest assembly date: 5-23-2006
Total number of reads: 455,967
Coverage: 17.2x (for 2.8 Mb gneome)
Number of contigs: 393
N50 contig size: 18,515 bp
Number of scaffolds: NA
N50 scaffold size: NA
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Related Publications

Highlander SK, Hultén KG, Qin X, Jiang H, Yerrapragada S, Mason EO, et al.. Subtle genetic changes enhance virulence of methicillin resistant and sensitive Staphylococcus aureus. BMC Microbiol. 2007 ;7:99.