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Title: Metagenome-Assembled Genomes of Bacteria Associated with Massospora cicadina Fungal Plugs from Infected Brood VIII Periodical Cicadas
ABSTRACT We report six metagenome-assembled genomes (MAGs) associated with Massospora cicadina strain MCPNR19 (ARSEF 14555), an obligate entomopathogenic fungus of periodical cicadas. The MAGs include representatives of Pantoea , Pseudomonas , Lactococcus , and one potential new Chryseobacterium species. Future research is needed to resolve the ecology of these MAGs and determine whether they represent symbionts or contaminants.
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Rokas, Antonis
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1441715 1429826 2215705
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Microbiology Resource Announcements
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National Science Foundation
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