PROJECT NAME
GOLD Project ID
Gp0000316  
Project Name
Alcanivorax borkumensis SK2  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
10275  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi00022, Gc00411  
NCBI BioProject Name Alcanivorax borkumensis SK2
NCBI BioProject ID 13005
NCBI BioProject Accession
PRJNA13005  
NCBI Locus Tag
ABO  
NCBI BioSample Accession
SAMEA3138202  
PI Puhler A
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2007-11-27
Last Modified By Auto script update processes on 2014-03-26
Project Comments
  
PROJECT TYPE
Specimen Organism
Nucleic Acid DNA
Sequencing Strategy
Whole Genome Sequencing  
PROJECT INFORMATION
Project Status
Complete and Published  
Project Relevance Bioremediation
Biotechnological
Oil removal
Sequencing Center
  
Collaborating Institute Bielefeld University (Germany)
Funding Agency Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) (Germany)
Project Description
The genome data and functional analysis provide us with an invaluable knowledge base essential to design, develop, test and optimize rational strategies to mitigate the ecological damage caused by oil spills in marine systems.  
Project Information Visibility
Public  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
Project Information Reference
Database
  
Genome Publications Nature biotechnology Genome sequence of the ubiquitous hydrocarbon-degrading marine bacterium Alcanivorax borkumensis.
Other Publications
  
Isolation Publications
  
NCBI SRA ID
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Studies Alcanivorax borkumensis SK2
Analysis Projects Alcanivorax borkumensis SK2
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality (MIGS-31) Level 6: Finished
Finishing Goal Level 6: Finished
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology (MIGS-29) Sanger
Library Method (MIGS-28)
1, 2-3, 8 kb  
Number Of Reads
32428  
Read Size
  
Vector
pUC19  
GC Percent
55  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0000316
Organism Name
Alcanivorax borkumensis SK2  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
BACTERIAL  
Phylogeny
PROTEOBACTERIA-GAMMA  
Genus
Alcanivorax  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Alcanivorax borkumensis  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
SK2  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
ATCC 700651  
Type Strain
Yes  
Exemplar DOI
10.1601/ex.2482  
Exemplar Name
Alcanivorax borkumensis  
Taxon DOI
10.1601/tx.2482  
Biosafety Level
1  
Organism Comments
  
Cultured
Yes  
Culture Type
Isolate  
Organism Type
Natural  
Uncultured Type
  
Commercial Strain
  
Commercial Strain Comments
  
ORGANISM TAXONOMY
NCBI Taxonomy ID 393595
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Proteobacteria  
NCBI Class
Gammaproteobacteria  
NCBI Order
Oceanospirillales  
NCBI Family
Alcanivoracaceae  
NCBI Genus
Alcanivorax  
NCBI Species
Alcanivorax borkumensis  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Environmental  
Ecosystem Category
Aquatic  
Ecosystem Type
Marine  
Ecosystem Subtype
Unclassified  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID 267984
Genbank 16S ID Y12579
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
Aerobe  
Cell Shape
Rod-shaped  
Motility
Nonmotile  
Sporulation
  
Temperature Range
Mesophile  
Temperature Optimum
  
Salinity
Halophile  
pH
  
Cell Diameter
  
Cell Length
  
Color
  
Gram Staining
Gram-  
Biotic Relationships
ID 3
Term Free living
Symbiotic Physical Interaction
  
Symbiotic Relationship
  
Symbiont Name
  
Symbiont Taxon ID
  
Cell Arrangements
  
Diseases None
Known Habitats Aquatic
Marine
Sediment
Metabolisms Hydrocarbon degrading
Phenotypes Non-Pathogen
Energy Sources Oligotroph

 

 

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