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Query: NC_009138:3153576:3179679 Herminiimonas arsenicoxydans, complete genome

Start: 3179679, End: 3179867, Length: 189

Host Lineage: Herminiimonas arsenicoxydans; Herminiimonas; Oxalobacteraceae; Burkholderiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Herminiimonas arsenicoxydans was isolated from heavy metal contaminated sludge from an industrial water treatment plant. This organism has a number of mechanisms for metabolizing arsenic allowing it to effectively colonize arsenic-contaminated environments. A bacterium capable of oxidizing and reducing arsenic. This heterotrophic bacterium is capable of reducing and oxidizing arsenic with the objective of detoxification. Arsenic is both a product from natural sources and of human activities, and is widely distributed in the environment, essentially in 3 different oxidation states: As (-III) (arsine), As (+III) (arsenite) and As (+V) (arseniate). The ecology of this metalloid is strongly dependent on microbial transformations which affect the mobility and bioavailability as well as the toxicity of arsenic in the environment.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_012856:207194:226908226908227342435Ralstonia pickettii 12D chromosome 1, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-0755.1