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Query: NC_008146:4936262:4952044 Mycobacterium sp. MCS, complete genome

Start: 4952044, End: 4953192, Length: 1149

Host Lineage: Mycobacterium; Mycobacterium; Mycobacteriaceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Mycobacterium MCS was isolated from soil in a wood preservative-contaminated land-treatment unit where remediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) was occurring. This isolate mineralizes small- and large-ring PAHs, in contrast to other PAH-degrading microbes. Bioremediation of PAHs offers an attractive solution to pollution clean-up because it can occur on site and at relative little cost compared to alternatives. This isolate belongs to a fast-growing group of the mycobacterium genus that is defined as Gram-positive, acid-fast, pleomorphic, non-motile rods. Bioremediation of soils contaminated with wood preservatives containing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) is desired because of their toxic, mutagenic, and carcinogenic properties. Creosote wood preservative–contaminated soils at the Champion International Superfund Site in Libby, Montana currently undergo bioremediation in a prepared-bed land treatment unit (LTU) process.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_008705:4975402:4989702498970249908501149Mycobacterium sp. KMS, complete genomePPE family protein5e-83308
NC_009077:5286275:5303285530328553044331149Mycobacterium sp. JLS, complete genomePPE family protein7e-82304