Phylogenetic analysis of the genes for naphthalene and phenanthrene degradation in Burkholderia sp. strains

Phylogenetic analysis of the genes for naphthalene and phenanthrene degradation in Burkholderia... The genetic systems responsible for naphthalene and phenanthrene catabolism have been analyzed in the five strains of Burkholderia sp. isolated from soil samples (West Siberia) contaminated by heavy residual fuel and in the laboratory collection strain Burkholderia sp. BS3702 isolated from soil samples of the coke gas plant (Vidnoe, Moscow oblast). The results of this work demonstrate that naphthalene and phenanthrene degradation in the above strains is encoded by the sequences not homologous to the classical nah genes of pseudomonades. In the Burkholderia sp. BS3702 strain, the initial stages of phenanthrene degradation and the subsequent stages of salicylate degradation are controlled by the sequences of different evolutionary descent (phn and nag genes). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Genetics Springer Journals

Phylogenetic analysis of the genes for naphthalene and phenanthrene degradation in Burkholderia sp. strains

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SP MAIK Nauka/Interperiodica
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Copyright © 2013 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Biomedicine; Human Genetics; Animal Genetics and Genomics; Microbial Genetics and Genomics
ISSN
1022-7954
eISSN
1608-3369
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1022795413060033
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Abstract

The genetic systems responsible for naphthalene and phenanthrene catabolism have been analyzed in the five strains of Burkholderia sp. isolated from soil samples (West Siberia) contaminated by heavy residual fuel and in the laboratory collection strain Burkholderia sp. BS3702 isolated from soil samples of the coke gas plant (Vidnoe, Moscow oblast). The results of this work demonstrate that naphthalene and phenanthrene degradation in the above strains is encoded by the sequences not homologous to the classical nah genes of pseudomonades. In the Burkholderia sp. BS3702 strain, the initial stages of phenanthrene degradation and the subsequent stages of salicylate degradation are controlled by the sequences of different evolutionary descent (phn and nag genes).

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Russian Journal of GeneticsSpringer Journals

Published: Jun 16, 2013

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