Query: NC_014550:301894 Arthrobacter arilaitensis Re117, complete genome Lineage: Arthrobacter arilaitensis; Arthrobacter; Micrococcaceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria General Information: An aerobic, non spore-forming, non-motile, Gram-negative bacterium isolated from the surfaces of smear-ripened cheese (French cheese "Reblochon"). Arthrobacter arilaitensis is one of the main bacterial species found at the surface of cheeses, especially in smear-ripened cheeses, where it contributes to the typical colour, flavour and texture properties of the final product.
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General Information: Acidovorax sp. JS42, formerly Pseudomonas sp. JS42, was isolated from nitrobenzene-contaminated sediment and is capable of using 2-nitrotolulene as a sole carbon and energy source. 2-nitrotolulene, a nitroaromatic compound, is used in the manufacture of dyes, pigments and explosives. Nitroaromatic compounds, which contain an aromatic ring with one or more nitro groups attached, are a significant contaminant in industrial soils. Acidovorax sp. JS42 degrades 2-nitrotolulene by first removing the nitro moiety producing 3-methylcatechol. The enzyme involved in this process, 2-nitrotolulene dioxygenase, has been purified and characterized.