Paper: Genome Sequence of the Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacterium Alcanivorax dieselolei KS-293

Barbato M, Mapelli F, Chouaia E, Crotti E, Daffonchio D, Borin S (2015). Draft Genome Sequence of the Hydrocarbon-Degrading Bacterium Alcanivorax dieselolei KS-293 Isolated from Surface Seawater in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Genome Announcement 3(6): e01424-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.01424-15
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Abstract

We report here the draft genome sequence of Alcanivorax dieselolei KS-293, a hydrocarbonoclastic bacterium isolated from the Mediterranean Sea, by supplying diesel oil as the sole carbon source. This strain contains multiple putative genes associated with hydrocarbon degradation pathways and that are highly similar to those described in A. dieselolei type strain B5.

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