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Genome sequence of Nitrosomonas sp. AL212, an ammonia-oxidizing bacterium sensitive to high-levels of ammonia

Yuichi, S. and Norton, J.M. and Bollmann, A. and Klotz, M.G. and Stein, L.Y. and Laanbroek, H.J. and Arp, D.J. and Goodwin, L.A. and Chertkov, O. and Held, B. and Bruce, D. and Detter, J.Ch. and Detter, J.C. and Tapia, R. and Han, C.S. (2011) Genome sequence of Nitrosomonas sp. AL212, an ammonia-oxidizing bacterium sensitive to high-levels of ammonia. Journal of Bacteriology, 193, 5047-5048. ISSN 0021-9193.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JB.05521-11

Abstract

Nitrosomonas sp. strain AL212 is an obligate chemolithotrophic ammonia-oxidizing bacterium (AOB) that was originally isolated in 1997 by Yuichi Suwa and colleagues. This organism belongs to Nitrosomonas cluster 6A characterized by sensitivity to high ammonia concentrations, higher substrate affinity (lower Km), and lower maximum growth rates in comparison to strains in Nitrosomonas cluster 7 that includes Nitrosomonas europaea and Nitrosomonas eutropha. Genome-informed studies of this ammonia-sensitive cohort of AOB are needed as they are found in freshwater environments, drinking water supplies, wastewater treatment systems and soils worldwide.

Item Type:Article
Institutes:Nederlands Instituut voor Ecologie (NIOO)
ID Code:9163
Deposited On:01 Jul 2011 02:00
Last Modified:31 Mar 2014 10:52

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