Chromosome-level genome sequence data and analysis of the white koji fungus, Aspergillus luchuensis mut. kawachii IFO 4308

Kazuki Mori, Chihiro Kadooka, Ken Oda, Kayu Okutsu, Yumiko Yoshizaki, Kazunori Takamine, Kosuke Tashiro, Masatoshi Goto, Hisanori Tamaki, Taiki Futagami

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Abstract

Aspergillus luchuensis mut. kawachii is used primarily in the production of shochu, a traditional Japanese distilled alcoholic beverage. Here, we report the chromosome-level genome sequence of A. luchuensis mut. kawachii IFO 4308 (NBRC 4308) and a comparison of the sequence with that of A. luchuensis RIB2601. The genome of strain IFO 4308 was assembled into nine contigs consisting of eight chromosomes and one mitochondrial DNA segment. The nearly complete genome of strain IFO 4308 comprises 37,287,730 bp with a GC content of 48.85% and 12,664 predicted coding sequences and 267 tRNAs. Comparison of the IFO 4308 and RIB2601 genomes revealed a highly conserved structure; however, the IFO 4308 genome is larger than that of RIB2601, which is primarily attributed to chromosome 5. The genome sequence of IFO 4308 was deposited in DDBJ/ENA/GenBank under accession numbers AP024425–AP024433.

Original languageEnglish
Article number107888
JournalData in Brief
Volume41
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2022

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