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A proposed genus boundary for the prokaryotes based on genomic insights.
Genomic information has already been applied to prokaryotic species definition and classification. However, the contribution of the genome sequence to prokaryotic genus delimitation has been lessExpand
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Structural Basis for Dimerization and Catalysis of a Novel Esterase from the GTSAG Motif Subfamily of the Bacterial Hormone-sensitive Lipase Family*
Background: Catalytic mechanisms of GTSAG motif subfamily enzymes of the bacterial hormone-sensitive lipases (HSLs) family are largely unknown. Results: E25, a GTSAG motif subfamily esterase, adoptsExpand
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Myroides profundi sp. nov., isolated from deep-sea sediment of the southern Okinawa Trough.
A Gram-negative, nonmotile, aerobic and oxidase- and catalase-positive bacterium, designated D25T, was isolated from the deep-sea sediments of the southern Okinawa Trough area. Phylogenetic analysesExpand
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The gene for nucleoside diphosphate kinase functions as a mutator gene in Escherichia coli.
Nucleoside diphosphate (NDP) kinase is a key enzyme in the control of cellular concentrations of nucleoside triphosphates, and has been shown to play important roles in various cellular activitiesExpand
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Diversity of Both the Cultivable Protease-Producing Bacteria and Their Extracellular Proteases in the Sediments of the South China Sea
Protease-producing bacteria are known to play an important role in degrading sedimentary particular organic nitrogen, and yet, their diversity and extracellular proteases remain largely unknown. InExpand
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Comparative genomics reveals a deep-sea sediment-adapted life style of Pseudoalteromonas sp. SM9913
Deep-sea sediment is one of the most important microbial-driven ecosystems, yet it is not well characterized. Genome sequence analyses of deep-sea sedimentary bacteria would shed light on theExpand
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The complete genome of Zunongwangia profunda SM-A87 reveals its adaptation to the deep-sea environment and ecological role in sedimentary organic nitrogen degradation
BackgroundZunongwangia profunda SM-A87, which was isolated from deep-sea sediment, is an aerobic, gram-negative bacterium that represents a new genus of Flavobacteriaceae. This is the first sequencedExpand
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Single-step chromatography for simultaneous purification of C-phycocyanin and allophycocyanin with high purity and recovery from Spirulina (Arthrospira) platensis
The cyanobacterium Spirulina (Arthrospira) platensis is a good source of phycobiliprotein purification. C-phycocyanin (C-PC) is the major phycobiliprotein, while allophycocyanin (APC) is lessExpand
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Polaribacter huanghezhanensis sp. nov., isolated from Arctic fjord sediment, and emended description of the genus Polaribacter.
  • H. Li, X. Zhang, +6 authors Y. Zhang
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal of systematic and…
  • 1 March 2014
A Gram-negative, orange-colony-forming, aerobic and non-flagellated bacterium, designated strain SM1202(T), was isolated from marine sediment of Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. Analysis of 16S rRNA geneExpand
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Neptunomonas antarctica sp. nov., isolated from marine sediment.
A Gram-negative, motile, oxidase- and catalase-positive and facultatively aerobic bacterium, designated S3-22T, was isolated from marine sediment of the Nella Fjord, Antarctica. Strain S3-22T reducedExpand
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