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Sowmiya Sattanathan1, Vidya Sriraman1, J. Jemina1, M. Ranjani2, Anwesha Anurupa1, Mohandass Ramya1 and Pasupathi Rathinasabapathi1
1Department of Genetic engineering, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu, India.
2SRM-DBT platform, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu, India.
Article Number: 8958 | © The Author(s). 2024
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2024;18(1):467-475. https://doi.org/10.22207/JPAM.18.1.30
Received: 01 September 2023 | Accepted: 17 January 2024 | Published online: 28 February 2024
Issue online: March 2024
Abstract

Panchagavya has traditionally been used in Indian Ayurvedic practices because of its pro-agricultural and medicinal properties. This study presents the draft genome of a new Brevibacillus brevis S1-3 strain isolated from the fermented product Panchagavya. Through whole-genome sequencing, we determined that the genome of B. brevis S1-3 was 6,348,716 base pairs with a GC content of 54.3%. Genome assembly revealed the presence of 6107 protein-coding genes, 186 tRNA genes, and 13 rRNA genes. Genome annotation and analysis identified the genes involved in metabolism and other cellular processes. We also predicted the presence of several gene clusters associated with plant growth promotion, including indole acetic acid (IAA), gibberellic acid, ammonia, and nitrogen. Our study also revealed the genes responsible for the production of secondary metabolites that displayed a significant correlation with antimicrobial activity. Our results provide new insights into the genomic basis of the plant growth-promoting abilities of B. brevis and pave the way for further research in this field.

Keywords

Brevibacillus brevis, Draft Genome Sequencing, Panchagavya, Plant Growth Promotion, Secondary Metabolite, Ayurvedic Practices

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