Metagenome-assembled Genome of USC Alpha AHI, a Potential High-affinity Methanotroph from Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian High Arctic


Calvin Rusley, Tullis C. Onstott, Tatiana A. Vishnivetskaya, Alice Layton, Archana Chauhan, Susan M. Pfiffner, Lyle G. Whyte, Maggie C.Y. Lau


Metagenomic sequencing of active-layer cryosols from the Canadian High Arctic has yielded a nearly complete genome for an atmospheric CH4-oxidizing bacterium belonging to upland soil cluster α (USCα). This genome contains genes involved in CH4 metabolism, H2 metabolism, and multiple carbon assimilation pathways.

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Rusley C, Onstott TC, Vishnivetskaya TA, Layton A, Chauhan A, Pfiffner SM, Whyte LG, Lau MCY. 2019. Metagenome-assembled genome of USC alpha AHI, a potential high-affinity methanotroph from Axel Heiberg Island, Canadian High Arctic. Microbiology Resource Announcements 8.