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Table 1 Properties of genome-sequenced representatives of completely oxidizing SRB

From: Genome and catabolic subproteomes of the marine, nutritionally versatile, sulfate-reducing bacterium Desulfococcus multivorans DSM 2059

  Members of Desulfobacteraceae
Property Desulfococcus multivorans 1be1 Desulfococcus biacutus KMRActS Desulfococcus oleovorans Hxd3 Desulfatibacillum alkenivorans AK-01 Desulfobacula toluolica Tol2 Desulfobacterium autotrophicum HRM2
Physiological characteristics
 Organic substrates
  Aliphatic hydrocarbons - - C12 - C20 C13 - C18 - -
  Aromatic hydrocarbons - - - - 1 -
  Fatty acids < C14 a, b < C7 a C4 - C18 < C16 < C4 < C16 a
  Other aliphatic compounds 6 8 - 3 c 8 8
  Polar aromatic compounds 7 - - - 7 -
 Electron acceptors
  Sulfate + + + + + +
  Sulfite + + + + + -
  Thiosulfate + + + + + +
  Autotrophy - - - + - +
  Syntrophy - n.d. n.d. + n.d. n.d.
Genome features
  Size (bp) 4 455 399 5 242 029 3 944 167 6 517 073 5 197 905 5 589 073
  Sequencing status complete completed complete complete complete complete
  G + C content (mol%) 57 58 57 56 42 49
  rRNA operons 3 1 1 2 4 6
  tRNAs 54 51 47 56 48 50
  Coding sequences (CDS) 3942 4708 3267 5296 4375 4943
  Coding (%) 87 89 88 87 87 88
  Average size (bp) 985 987 1066 1080 1039 1017
  Assigned function 2648 3520 2602 4053 3188 3477
  Conserved unknown 689 1162e 665e 1243e 681 1466e
  Unknown 605 512
  Plasmids - - - - - 1
  Phage - n.d. - - 1 1
  CRISPR 6 8 2 1 3 1
  Accession number CP015381 125602g CP000859 CP001322 FO203503 CP001087
  References ([31]; this study) ([75, 76]; IMGf) ([77]; IMGf) [16, 78] [15, 79] [14, 80]
  1. n.d., no data available
  2. aalso branched-chain fatty acids
  3. balso cyclohexane carboxylate
  4. cpoorly utilized
  5. ddraft sequence
  6. ewithout predicted function (https://img.jgi.doe.gov/)
  7. f IMG, https://img.jgi.doe.gov/
  8. gNCBI taxon ID