KEGG   Methylibium petroleiphilum

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T numberT00470
NameMethylibium petroleiphilum PM1
CategoryType strain
TaxonomyTAX: 420662
    LineageBacteria; Pseudomonadota; Betaproteobacteria; Burkholderiales; Sphaerotilaceae; Methylibium
BriteKEGG organisms [BR:br08601]
KEGG organisms in the NCBI taxonomy [BR:br08610]
KEGG organisms in taxonomic ranks [BR:br08611]
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000015725.1 Complete Genome)
BioProject: 10789
Original DBJGI
CommentMethylotroph 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.
    SequenceGB: CP000555
PlasmidRPME01; Circular
    SequenceGB: CP000556
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 4643639
Number of protein genes: 4449
Number of RNA genes: 69
ReferencePMID: 17158667
    AuthorsKane SR, Chakicherla AY, Chain PS, Schmidt R, Shin MW, Legler TC, Scow KM, Larimer FW, Lucas SM, Richardson PM, Hristova KR.
    TitleWhole-genome analysis of the methyl tert-butyl ether-degrading beta-proteobacterium Methylibium petroleiphilum PM1.
    JournalJ Bacteriol 189:1931-45 (2007)
DOI: 10.1128/JB.01259-06