Leuconostoc citreum is one of the most prevalent lactic acid bacteria during the manufacturing process of kimchi, the best-known Korean traditional dish. We have determined the complete genome sequence of L. citreum KM20. It consists of a 1.80-Mb chromosome and four circular plasmids and reveals genes likely involved in kimchi fermentation and its probiotic effects.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Bacteriology|
|Publication status||Published - 2008 Apr|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Molecular Biology