Silicibacter pomeroyi sp. nov. and Roseovarius nubinhibens sp. nov., dimethylsulfoniopropionate-demethylating bacteria from marine environments.

  title={Silicibacter pomeroyi sp. nov. and Roseovarius nubinhibens sp. nov., dimethylsulfoniopropionate-demethylating bacteria from marine environments.},
  author={Jos{\'e} M. Gonz{\'a}lez and Joseph S. Covert and William B. Whitman and James R. Henriksen and Frank Mayer and Birgit E. Scharf and Rüdiger Schmitt and Alison Buchan and Jed A. Fuhrman and Ronald P. Kiene and Mary Ann Moran},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={53 Pt 5},
Three Gram-negative, rod-shaped, aerobic bacteria that were capable of degrading dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) were isolated from marine waters. These isolates (DSS-3(T), DSS-10 and ISM(T)) exhibited the ability to demethylate and cleave DMSP, as well as to degrade other sulfur compounds related to DMSP that are cycled in marine environments. Intracellular poly-beta-hydroxybutyrate inclusions, surface blebs and one polar, complex flagellum that rotated exclusively in the clockwise direction… 

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