Query: NC_016604:297687 Mycobacterium rhodesiae NBB3 chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Mycobacterium rhodesiae; Mycobacterium; Mycobacteriaceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Country: Australia; Environment: Creosote-contaminated soil, Soil; Isolation: Estuarine sediment from Garrison Point; Temp: Mesophile. This organism was originally isolated from a case of tuberculosis although its pathogenicity to humans is in question.
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General Information: Methane-utilizing bacterium. This organism is a methanotroph, and can utilize methane (methanol) as the sole carbon and energy source through the use of monooxygenases. The Methylococci are environmentally important since they are involved in oxidation of methane, a greenhouse gas, and may also be used for bioremediation of polluted sites.