Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_015185:1114180 Desulfurobacterium thermolithotrophum DSM 11699 chromosome,

Lineage: Desulfurobacterium thermolithotrophum; Desulfurobacterium; Desulfurobacteriaceae; Desulfurobacteriales; Aquificae; Bacteria

General Information: Environment: Marine; Isolation: Deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney; Temp: Thermophile; Temp: 70C; Country: Atlantic Ocean: Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This thermophilic, anaerobic, strictly autotrophic, sulfur-reducing bacteriumwas isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal chimney sample collected at the mid-Atlantic ridge.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_007948:4646344 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.