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Complete genome sequence of Runella sp. ABRDSP2, a new mono-aromatic compounds degrading bacterium isolated from freshwater
Korean J. Microbiol 2019;55(1):55-57
Published online March 31, 2019
© 2019 The Microbiological Society of Korea.

Hye Kyeong Kang, Byung-Gon Ryu, Kyung Min Choi, and Hyun Mi Jin*

Freshwater Bioresources Utilization Division, Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resources, Sangju 37242, Republic of Korea
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Received December 4, 2018; Revised December 10, 2018; Accepted December 11, 2018.
The Runella sp. ABRDSP2, capable of degrading mono-aromatic compounds such as toluene, was isolated from freshwater. The whole genome, consisting of a circular single chromosome and three plasmids, was composed of total 7,613,819 bp length with 44.4% G+C contents and 6,006 genes. The genome of strain ABRDSP2 contains many aromatic hydrocarbon degrading genes such as monooxygenase, ring-cleaving dioxygenase, and catechol 1,2-dioxygenase. The complete genome reveals versatile biodegradation capabilities of Runella sp. ABRDSP2.
Keywords : Runella, bioremediation, mono-aromatic hydrocarbon degradation

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