Micrococcus luteus strain K39 is an endophyte bacterium isolated from roots of the desert plant Cyperus conglomeratus collected from the Red Sea shore, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. The draft genome sequence of strain K39 revealed a number of enzymes involved in salinity and oxidative stress tolerance or having herbicide-resistance activity.
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Acknowledged KAUST grant number(s): URF/1/1976-02, FCS/1/2448-01
Acknowledgements: Genome sequencing was performed at the biological core laboratories of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. We are grateful for the use of the Dragon and Snap Dragon computer clusters at the Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC) at KAUST. This work was supported by a base fund research grant to H.H. from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). The computational aspect of this work was supported by the KAUST Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) under awards URF/1/1976-02 and FCS/1/2448-01 to V.B