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Rhizobiales bacterium SI85-9A1

Lineage Bacteria → Proteobacteria → Alphaproteobacteria → Rhizobiales → Aurantimonadaceae → Aurantimonas → Aurantimonas sp. SI85-9A1
Significance It is a Mn(II) oxidizing bacterium with unusual RuBISCo genes involved in carbon fixation.
Genome Size 5.3 Mb
Project The Microbial Genome Sequencing Project, part of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation's Marine Microbiology Initiative
Collection Information Isolated from the suboxic zone of the Saanich Inlet, located in British Columbia, Canada, and of the Black Sea. Also isolated from hydrothermal plumes on the Juan de Fuca Ridge, located in the Pacific Ocean with a latitude of 44.2 degrees North and 129.7 degrees West.
Scripps Researcher Bradley Tebo
Sequencing Center J. Craig Venter Institute
University of California, San Diego