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Proteome IDiUP000001597
Taxonomy557760 - Rhodobacter sphaeroides (strain KD131 / KCTC 12085)
StrainKD131 / KCTC 12085
Last modifiedFebruary 27, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000021005.1 from ENA/EMBL
Pan proteomei This proteome is part of the Rhodobacter sphaeroides (strain ATCC 17023 / 2.4.1 / NCIB 8253 / DSM 158) pan proteome (fasta)

Rhodobacter sphaeroides KD131 (KCTC12085) is a halophilic, purple nonsulfur photosynthetic bacterium that produces high levels of biohydrogen H(2). The strain, KD131, was originally isolated from sea mud off the coast of DaeBu Island, South Korea. Like the other three sequenced R.sphaeroides strains (2.4.1, ATCC 17025 and ATCC 17029) it has a large 3.1 Mb chromosome and a small 1.3 Mb chromosome in addition to 2 smaller plasmids. Comparative optical mapping studies have shown that in terms of size and physical map structure, the large chromosome in these strains is relatively stable, whereas the smaller chromosomes are much more variable.


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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Chromosome 13083
Chromosome 21220
Plasmid pRSKD131A142
Plasmid pRSKD131B102


  1. "Complete genome sequence of Rhodobacter sphaeroides KD131."
    Lim S.-K., Kim S.J., Cha S.H., Oh Y.-K., Rhee H.-J., Kim M.-S., Lee J.K.
    J. Bacteriol. 2009:1118-1119(2009) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]

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