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Complete genome sequence of Thauera aminoaromatica strain MZ1T
US Department of Energy Publications
  • Ke Jiang, The University of Tennessee
  • John Sanseverino, The University of Tennessee
  • Archana Chauhan, The University of Tennessee
  • Susan Lucas, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Alex Copeland, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Alla Lapidus, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Tijana Glavina Del Rio, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Eileen Dalin, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Hope Tice, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • David Bruce, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Lynne Goodwin, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Sam Pitluck, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • David Sims, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Thomas Brettin, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • John C. Detter, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Cliff Han, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Y.J. Chang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Frank Larimer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Miriam Land, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Loren Hauser, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Nikos C. Kyrpides, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Natalia Mikhailova, DOE Joint Genome Institute
  • Scott Moser, The University of Tennessee
  • Patricia Jegier, The University of Tennessee
  • Dan Close, The University of Tennessee
  • Jennifer M. DeBruyn, The University of Tennessee
  • Ying Wang, The University of Tennessee
  • Alice C. Layton, The University of Tennessee
  • Michael S. Allen, University of North Texas
  • Gary S. Sayler, The University of Tennessee
Date of this Version

Standards in Genomic Sciences (2012) 6:325-335; DOI:10.4056/sigs.2696029

Thauera aminoaromatica strain MZ1T, an isolate belonging to genus Thauera, of the family Rhodocyclaceae and the class the Betaproteobacteria, has been characterized for its ability to produce abundant exopolysaccharide and degrade various aromatic compounds with nitrate as an electron acceptor. These properties, if fully understood at the genome-sequence level, can aid in environmental processing of organic matter in anaerobic cycles by short-circuiting a central anaerobic metabolite, acetate, from microbiological conversion to methane, a critical greenhouse gas. Strain MZ1T is the first strain from the genus Thauera with a completely sequenced genome. The 4,496,212 bp chromosome and 78,374 bp plasmid contain 4,071 protein-coding and 71 RNA genes, and were sequenced as part of the DOE Community Sequencing Program CSP_776774.
Citation Information
Ke Jiang, John Sanseverino, Archana Chauhan, Susan Lucas, et al.. "Complete genome sequence of Thauera aminoaromatica strain MZ1T" (2012)
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