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Roseovarius nubinhibens ISM

Ecology and Physiology

Roseovarius nubinhibens ISM was isolated from surface waters of the Caribbean Sea on seawater supplemented with peptone and Casamino acids (Furhman et al. 1994, González et al. 2003). Although isolated non-selectively, this organism was discovered to mediate organic sulfur transformations known to be important in the ocean. Like other Roseobacter relatives, R. nubinhibens can degrade the algal osmolyte dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) to dimethylsulfide (DMS), a gas that readily escapes from ocean surface waters to play a role in global climate regulation through cloud formation and backscatter of solar radiation (Simo 2001). This Roseobacter group member can also demethylate/demethiolate DMSP to methanethiol, the initial steps in a pathway the leads to methionine and other sulfur-containing biomolecules within the cell.

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General features of the Roseovarius nubinhibens ISM
Total number of coding sequences 3,547
G + C content (%) 63.0
Est. Genome size (bp) 3,668,667
% Coding 89.0
Sequence status Draft
Roseobacter Genomes

   Celeribacter baekdonensis B30

   Citreicella SE45

   Citreicella sp. 357

* Dinoroseobacter shibae DFL 12

* Jannaschia sp. CCS1

   Leisingera aquimarina DSM 24565

   Leisingera nanhaiensis NH52F

   Loktanella hongkongensis DSM 17492

   Loktanella sp. SE62

   Loktanella vestfoldensis DSM 16212

* Loktanella vestfoldensis SKA53

* Maritimibacter alkaliphilus HTCC2654

* Oceanibulbus indolifex HEL45

* Oceanicola batsensis HTCC2597

* Oceanicola granulosus HTCC2516

   Oceanicola sp. S124

   Oceaniovalibus guishaninsula JLT2003

* Octadecabacter arcticus 238

* Octadecabacter antarcticus 307


* Pelagibaca bermudensis HTCC2601

   Phaeobacter arcticus DSM 23566

   Phaeobacter caeruleus 13

   Phaeobacter daeponensis TF-218

* Phaeobacter gallaeciensis ANG1

* Phaeobacter gallaeciensis DSM17395 (BS107)

* Phaeobacter gallaeciensis 2.10

   Phaeobacter inhibens T5

* Phaeobacter sp. Y4I

   Rhodobacterales bacterium KLH11

* Rhodobacterales bacterium HTCC2083

   Rhodobacterales bacterium HTCC2150

* Rhodobacterales bacterium HTCC2255

* Roseobacter denitrificans OCh 114

* Roseobacter litoralis Och 149

* Roseobacter sp. AzwK-3b


* Roseobacter sp. CCS2

* Roseobacter sp. GAI101

   Roseobacter sp. LE17

* Roseobacter sp. MED193

   Roseobacter sp. R2A57

* Roseobacter sp. SK209-2-6

* Roseovarius nubinhibens ISM

* Roseovarius sp. TM1035

* Roseovarius sp. 217

   Ruegeria lacuscaerulensis ITI-1157

* Ruegeria pomeroyi DSS-3

* Ruegeria sp. TM1040

   Ruegeria sp. Trich CH4B

   Ruegeria sp. TW15

* Ruegeria sp. R11

* Sagittula stellata E-37

* Sulfitobacter sp. EE-36

* Sulfitobacter NAS-14.1

   Thalassiobium R2A62

   Wenxinia marina DSM 24838

* Genomes available in GBrowse

Completed Genomes

Dinoroseobacter shibae DFL 12 Roseobacter denitrificans OCh 114
Jannaschia sp. CCS1 Ruegeria pomeroyi DSS-3
Phaeobacter gallaeciensis 2.10 Ruegeria sp. TM1040
Phaeobacter gallaeciensis DSM17395 (BS107)  

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