Query: NC_009943:1499111:1512979 Candidatus Desulfococcus oleovorans Hxd3, complete genome
Start: 1512979, End: 1513443, Length: 465
Host Lineage: Desulfococcus oleovorans; Desulfococcus; Desulfobacteraceae; Desulfobacterales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria
General Information: An alkane-degrading sulfate-reducing Gram-negative bacterium isolated from the saline water phase of an oil-water separator from a northern German oil field. Desulfococcus oleovorans, originally designated Desulfobacterium oleovorans, was isolated using hexadecane as a carbon source and has been used to determine the mechanism of anaerobic hydrocarbon degradation.