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Moritella sp. PE36

Lineage Bacteria → Proteobacteria → Gammaproteobacteria → Alteromonadales → Moritellaceae → Moritella → Moritella sp. PE36
Significance It is a deep-sea piezophile heterotroph and is adapted to high pressure. It grows in minimal medium with single carbon sources.
Genome Size 5 Mb
Project The Microbial Genome Sequencing Project, part of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation's Marine Microbiology Initiative
Collection Information Isolated from the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 3600 meters, 288 kilometers west of San Diego, California, USA.
Scripps Researchers A. Aristides Yayanos and Douglas Bartlett
Sequencing Center J. Craig Venter Institute
University of California, San Diego