KEGG   GENOME: Methylibium petroleiphilumHelp
Entry
T00470            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
mpt, METPP, 420662
Definition
Methylibium petroleiphilum PM1
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:420662
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Betaproteobacteria; Burkholderiales; Methylibium
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Comment
Methylotroph distinguished by its ability to completely metabolize the fuel oxygenate methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE).
Degrades aromatic (benzene, toluene, and xylene) and straight-chain (C5 to C12) hydrocarbons present in petroleum products.
Isolated from a sewage treatment plant biofilter used for treating discharge from oil refineries.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
4044195
Plasmid
RPME01; Circular
  Sequence
  Length
599444
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       4643639
Number of protein genes:        4449
Number of RNA genes:              72
Reference
  Authors
Kane SR, et al.
  Title
Whole-genome analysis of the methyl tert-butyl ether-degrading beta-proteobacterium Methylibium petroleiphilum PM1.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 189:1931-45 (2007)

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