KEGG   GENOME: Methylibium petroleiphilum
Entry
T00470            Complete  Genome                                 
Org code
mpt
Name
Methylibium petroleiphilum PM1
Category
Type strain
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:420662
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Betaproteobacteria; Burkholderiales; Methylibium
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000015725.1)
BioProject:10789
Original DB
Keywords
Methylotroph
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:              69
Created
2007
Reference
  Authors
Kane SR, Chakicherla AY, Chain PS, Schmidt R, Shin MW, Legler TC, Scow KM, Larimer FW, Lucas SM, Richardson PM, Hristova KR.
  Title
Whole-genome analysis of the methyl tert-butyl ether-degrading beta-proteobacterium Methylibium petroleiphilum PM1.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 189:1931-45 (2007)
DOI:10.1128/JB.01259-06
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