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Genome sequence of Halomonas sp. strain MCTG39a, a hydrocarbon-degrading and exopolymeric substance-producing bacterium.

Authors: Gutierrez, Tony and Whitman, William B and Huntemann, Marcel and Copeland, Alex and Chen, Amy and Kyrpides, Nikos and Markowitz, Victor and Pillay, Manoj and Ivanova, Natalia and Mikhailova, Natalia and Ovchinnikova, Galina and Andersen, Evan and Pati, Amrita and Stamatis, Dimitrios and Reddy, T B K and Ngan, Chew Yee and Chovatia, Mansi and Daum, Chris and Shapiro, Nicole and Cantor, Michael N and Woyke, Tanja

Halomonas sp. strain MCTG39a was isolated from coastal sea surface water based on its ability to utilize n-hexadecane. During growth in marine medium the strain produces an amphiphilic exopolymeric substance (EPS) amended with glucose, which emulsifies a variety of oil hydrocarbon substrates. Here, we present the genome sequence of this strain, which is 4,979,193 bp with 4,614 genes and an average G+C content of 55.0%. Copyright © 2015 Gutierrez et al.

Journal: Genome announcements
DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00793-15
Year: 2015

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