The genus Halomonas possesses bacteria that are halophilic or halotolerant and exhibit a wide range of pH tolerance. The genome of Halomonas sp. Soap Lake #7 was sequenced to provide a better understanding of the mechanisms for salt and pH tolerance in this genus. The bacterium's genome was found to possess two complete multiple resistance and pH antiporter systems, Group 1 and Group 2. This is the first report of both multiple resistance and pH antiporter Groups 1 and 2 in the genome of a haloalkaliphilic bacterium.
M. R. Mormile et al., "Whole-Genome Analysis of Halomonas Sp. Soap Lake #7 Reveals It Possesses Putative Mrp Antiporter Operon Groups 1 and 2," Genome Biology and Evolution, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 1706 - 1709, NLM (Medline), Jun 2019.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evz117
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Halomonas; extremophiles; Mrp antiporter operon system; pH tolerance; salt tolerance
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01 Jun 2019