Query: NC_015276:2852010 Marinomonas mediterranea MMB-1 chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Marinomonas mediterranea; Marinomonas; ; Oceanospirillales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Environment: Marine; Temp: Mesophile. Marinomonas mediterranea is a melanin-producing marine bacterium usually found in association with sea grass. This organism produces compounds which may have industrial uses.
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General Information: This organism was named for its discoverer, Theodore Escherich, and is one of the premier model organisms used in the study of bacterial genetics, physiology, and biochemistry. This enteric organism is typically present in the lower intestine of humans, where it is the dominant facultative anaerobe present, but it is only one minor constituent of the complete intestinal microflora. E. coli, is capable of causing various diseases in its host, especially when they acquire virulence traits. E. coli can cause urinary tract infections, neonatal meningitis, and many different intestinal diseases, usually by attaching to the host cell and introducing toxins that disrupt normal cellular processes.