NC_009253:897684 Desulfotomaculum reducens MI-1 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Desulfotomaculum reducens; Desulfotomaculum; Peptococcaceae; Clostridiales; Firmicutes; Bacteria
General Information: Uranium- and chromium-reducing sediment bacterium. Desulfotomaculum reducens is able to reduce uranium and chromium making it a potential agent for the bioremediation of heavy metals. This organism was isolated from heavy metal-contaminated marine sediment collected at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard on the San Francisco Bay, USA.