KEGG   GENOME: Dechloromonas aromaticaHelp
Entry
T00259            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
dar, DECAR, 159087
Definition
Dechloromonas aromatica RCB
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:159087
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Betaproteobacteria; Rhodocyclales; Rhodocyclaceae; Dechloromonas
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Denitrification
Comment
Capable of anaerobically degrading benzene and oxidizing chlorobenzoate, toluene, and xylene.
Capable of aromatic hydrocarbon degradation and perchlorate reduction and can oxidize Fe(II) and H2S.
Initially isolated from Potomac River sludge contaminated with BTEX compounds (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene and xylene).
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
4501104
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       4501104
Number of protein genes:        4171
Number of RNA genes:              79
Reference
  Authors
Salinero KK, et al.
  Title
Metabolic analysis of the soil microbe Dechloromonas aromatica str. RCB: indications of a surprisingly complex life-style and cryptic anaerobic pathways for aromatic degradation.
  Journal
BMC Genomics 10:351 (2009)

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