Genome of a Novel Isolate of Paracoccus denitrificans Capable of Degrading N,N-Dimethylformamide

Siddavattam, D.; Karegoudar, T.B.; Mudde, S.K.; Kumar, N.; Baddam, R.; Avasthi,, T.S.; Ahmed, N. (2011) Genome of a Novel Isolate of Paracoccus denitrificans Capable of Degrading N,N-Dimethylformamide. Journal of Bacteriology, 193 (19). pp. 5598-5599. ISSN 0021-9193

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Abstract

The bacterial genus Paracoccus is comprised of metabolically versatile organisms having diverse degradative capabilities and potential industrial and environmental applications for bioremediation in particular. We report a de novo-assembled sequence and annotation of the genome of a novel isolate of Paracoccus denitrificans originally sourced from coal mine tailings in India. The isolate was capable of utilizing N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF) as a source of carbon and nitrogen and therefore holds potential for bioremediation and mineralization of industrial pollutants. The genome sequence and biological circuitry revealed thereupon will be invaluable in understanding the metabolic capabilities, functioning, and evolution of this important bacterial organism.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Bacteriology
Additional Information: Univ Malaya, Inst Biol Sci, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alignment; Software; Sequence
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: UNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2011 11:35
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2011 11:35
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/2184

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