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Genome of Anabaena PCC 7120 completed
(updated 12 October 2001)

The first complete genomic sequence of a filamentous cyanobacterium has been completed by the Kazusa DNA Research Institute. The heterocystous Anabaena PCC 7120 has a single chromosome of 6,413,773 base pairs, plus six plasmids ranging from 5,586 bp to 408,103 bp. The new web site, similar in format to the Synechocystis web site, permits searches by gene category, keyword, or sequence similarity.