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Complete genome sequence and metabolic potential of the quinaldine-degrading bacterium Arthrobacter sp. Rue61a

Heiko Niewerth1, Jörg Schuldes2, Katja Parschat14, Patrick Kiefer3, Julia A Vorholt3, Rolf Daniel2 and Susanne Fetzner1*

Author Affiliations

1 Institute of Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology, University of Münster, Corrensstrasse 3, 48149, Münster, Germany

2 Department of Genomic and Applied Microbiology & Göttingen Genomics Laboratory, Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Georg-August University Göttingen, 37077, Göttingen, Germany

3 Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

4 Present address: Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH, 53619, Rheinbreitbach, Germany

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:534  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-534

Published: 6 October 2012

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Table S1. Genes of Arthrobactersp. Rue61as associated with putative genomic islands.

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Tables S2. Putative transporters and binding proteins of Arthrobactersp. Rue61a.

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Tables S3. Genes of Arthrobacter sp. Rue61a, grouped according to functions, as discussed in the text.

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Figures S1. Biodegradation pathways of Arthrobacter sp. Rue61a. Figures S2. Degradation of 4-hydroxybenzoate, vanillate, and protocatechuate via the ortho pathway. Figures S3. Degradation of 4-hydroxyphenylacetate and homoprotocatechuate via the meta pathway. Figures S4. Choline, creatine and sarcosine metabolism. Figures S5. Agmatine and putrescine degradation. Figures S6. Oxidation of hypoxanthine and xanthine to urate and degradation to allantoin. Figures S7. Allantoin degradation to glyoxylate, glyoxylate metabolism via the D-glycerate pathway. Figures S8. Urea degradation.

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Table S4. LC-MS analysis of Coenzyme A thioesters in cell extracts of Arthrobacter sp. Rue61a.

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