NC_014814:483444 Mycobacterium sp. Spyr1 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Mycobacterium gilvum Spyr1; Mycobacterium; Mycobacteriaceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria
General Information: Country: Greece; Environment: Creosote-contaminated soil, Soil; Temp: Mesophile; Isolation: creosote contaminated soil; Country:Greece: near Ioannina, Epirus. Like other closely related Actinomycetales, such as Nocardia and Corynebacterium, mycobacteria have unusually high genomic DNA GC content and are capable of producing mycolic acids as major components of their cell wall. These organism are common in soil and freshwater.