Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_007948:3541987 Polaromonas sp. JS666, complete genome

Lineage: Polaromonas; Polaromonas; Comamonadaceae; Burkholderiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated from sediment contaminated with cis-dichloroethane (cDCE), a common pollutant resulting from widespread manufacture and use of industrial solvents. This bacterium is the only known organism capable of using cDCE as a sole carbon and energy source. The ability of this strain to convert ethene to epoxyethane suggests that the first step in the cDCE biodegradation pathway is the oxidation of cDCE to an epoxide compound. Bacteria that are able to grow on cDCE are rare, and have only been found in very few highly selective artificial environments. The discovery of this bacteria may provide a low cost, self-sustaining bioremediation method in areas where cDCE is a problem contaminant.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_015666:1849618 Halopiger xanaduensis SH-6 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Halopiger xanaduensis; Halopiger; Halobacteriaceae; Halobacteriales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea

General Information: Country: China; Environment: Soil, Salinewater; Isolation: Sediment of saline Lake Shangmatala in Inner Mongolia; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 37C. Halopiger xanaduensis was first isolated from a saline lake in China. This organism requires a minimum of 15% NaCl for growth with optimum growth occurring at concentrations of 25%.