Genome Sequence of Madurella mycetomatis mm55, Isolated from a Human Mycetoma Case in Sudan

Smit, S.; Derks, M.F.L.; Bervoets, Sander; Fahal, Ahmed; Leeuwen, Willem van; Belkum, Alex van; Sande, Wendy W.J. van de


We present the first genome sequence for a strain of the main mycetoma causative agent, Madurella mycetomatis. This 36.7-Mb genome sequence will offer new insights into the pathogenesis of mycetoma, and it will contribute to the development of better therapies for this neglected tropical disease.