Query: NC_009943:1364536 Candidatus Desulfococcus oleovorans Hxd3, complete genome Lineage: Desulfococcus oleovorans; Desulfococcus; Desulfobacteraceae; Desulfobacterales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: An alkane-degrading sulfate-reducing Gram-negative bacterium isolated from the saline water phase of an oil-water separator from a northern German oil field. Desulfococcus oleovorans, originally designated Desulfobacterium oleovorans, was isolated using hexadecane as a carbon source and has been used to determine the mechanism of anaerobic hydrocarbon degradation.
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General Information: Country: Netherlands; Environment: Animal intestinal microflora, Fresh water; Isolation: Sludge from an anaerobic bioreactor treating; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 37C. Desulfotomaculum carboxydivorans is a sulfate-reducing bacterium which is able to grow in an atmosphere of pure carbon monoxide.