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1) (Fleischman and Kramer 1998; Yurkov and Beatty 1998; Yurkova et al. 2002)
 
1) (Fleischman and Kramer 1998; Yurkov and Beatty 1998; Yurkova et al. 2002)
  
2) [http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/50/2/489 Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "''Palaeococcus ferrophilus'' gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". ''International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology''. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.]
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2)[http://jb.asm.org/cgi/content/full/189/3/683?view=long&pmid=17098896 Swingley W.D., Sadekar S., Mastrian S.D., Matthies H.J., Hao J., Ramos H., Acharya C.R., Conrad A.L., Taylor H.L., Dejesa L.C., Shah M.K., O'Huallachain M.E., Lince M.T., Blankenship R.E., Beatty J.T., Touchman J.W. ;
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"The complete genome sequence of Roseobacter denitrificans reveals a mixotrophic rather than photosynthetic metabolism.";
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J. Bacteriol.]
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[http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/50/2/489 Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "''Palaeococcus ferrophilus'' gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". ''International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology''. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.]
  
 
Edited by student of [mailto:ralarsen@ucsd.edu Rachel Larsen]
 
Edited by student of [mailto:ralarsen@ucsd.edu Rachel Larsen]

Revision as of 05:21, 28 August 2007

A Microbial Biorealm page on the genus Roseobacter denitrificans

Classification

Higher order taxa

Bacteria, Proteobacteria, Alphaproteobacteria, Rhodobacterales, Rhodobacteraceae, Roseobacter

Species

Roseobacter denitrificans sp. OCh114 (previously called Erythrobacter sp. OCh114)

NCBI: Taxonomy Genome

Description and significance

Roseobacter denitrificans is an aerobic anyoxygenic phototrophic (AAP) bacterium that dwells free-living in lakes and ocean surface waters, soils and even near deep sea hydrothermal vents [1].

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Genome structure

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Cell structure and metabolism

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Ecology

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Pathology

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Application to Biotechnology

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Current Research

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References

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1) (Fleischman and Kramer 1998; Yurkov and Beatty 1998; Yurkova et al. 2002)

2)[http://jb.asm.org/cgi/content/full/189/3/683?view=long&pmid=17098896 Swingley W.D., Sadekar S., Mastrian S.D., Matthies H.J., Hao J., Ramos H., Acharya C.R., Conrad A.L., Taylor H.L., Dejesa L.C., Shah M.K., O'Huallachain M.E., Lince M.T., Blankenship R.E., Beatty J.T., Touchman J.W. ; "The complete genome sequence of Roseobacter denitrificans reveals a mixotrophic rather than photosynthetic metabolism."; J. Bacteriol.]

Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.

Edited by student of Rachel Larsen