halomonas

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped or pleomorphic bacteria which are halotolerant. Members of this genus are capable of growth in sodium chloride concentrations of up to 20% or more. (From Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology, 9th ed)

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  1. Munoz J, Pérez Esteban B, Esteban M, De La Escalera S, Gomez M, Martínez Toledo M, et al. Growth of moderately halophilic bacteria isolated from sea water using phenol as the sole carbon source. Folia Microbiol (Praha). 2001;46:297-302 pubmed
    ..When the cells were treated with chloramphenicol prior to the addition of phenol they did not utilize added phenol, even after prolonged incubation. Thus, the enzymes necessary for phenol metabolism appeared to be inducible. ..
  2. Schwibbert K, Marin Sanguino A, Bagyan I, Heidrich G, Lentzen G, Seitz H, et al. A blueprint of ectoine metabolism from the genome of the industrial producer Halomonas elongata DSM 2581 T. Environ Microbiol. 2011;13:1973-94 pubmed publisher
    The halophilic ?-proteobacterium Halomonas elongata DSM 2581(T) thrives at high salinity by synthesizing and accumulating the compatible solute ectoine...
  3. He J, Zhen Q, Qiu N, Liu Z, Wang B, Shao Z, et al. Medium optimization for the production of a novel bioflocculant from Halomonas sp. V3a' using response surface methodology. Bioresour Technol. 2009;100:5922-7 pubmed publisher
    The novel exopolysaccharide bioflocculant HBF-3 is produced by Halomonas sp. V3a', which is a mutant strain of the deep-sea bacterium Halomonas sp. V3a...
  4. Gadda G, McAllister Wilkins E. Cloning, expression, and purification of choline dehydrogenase from the moderate halophile Halomonas elongata. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:2126-32 pubmed
    ..In the present report, we cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli the betA gene from the moderate halophile Halomonas elongata which codes for a hypothetical choline dehydrogenase...
  5. Prabhu J, Schauwecker F, Grammel N, Keller U, Bernhard M. Functional expression of the ectoine hydroxylase gene (thpD) from Streptomyces chrysomallus in Halomonas elongata. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2004;70:3130-2 pubmed
    The formation of hydroxyectoine in the industrial ectoine producer Halomonas elongata was improved by the heterologous expression of the ectoine hydroxylase gene, thpD, from Streptomyces chrysomallus...
  6. Garcia M, Mellado E, Ostos J, Ventosa A. Halomonas organivorans sp. nov., a moderate halophile able to degrade aromatic compounds. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1723-8 pubmed
    ..Analysis of the complete 16S rRNA gene sequence revealed a high level of similarity with members of the genus Halomonas, sharing 98 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity with the type strains of Halomonas salina and Halomonas ..
  7. Fujimoto K, Morita T. Aerobic removal of technetium by a marine Halomonas strain. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:7922-4 pubmed
    A novel strain of Halomonas (Tc-202), which has the capability of removing Tc(VII) from solid- and aqueous-phase material aerobically, was isolated from the marine environment...
  8. Stevens D, Hamilton J, Johnson N, Kim K, Lee J. Halomonas, a newly recognized human pathogen causing infections and contamination in a dialysis center: three new species. Medicine (Baltimore). 2009;88:244-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Because of difficulty identifying the organism, testing in the Biolog system identified them as a Halomonas species...
  9. Arenas M, Bañón P, Copa Patiño J, Sánchez Porro C, Ventosa A, Soliveri J. Halomonas ilicicola sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a saltern. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2009;59:578-82 pubmed publisher
    ..comparisons indicated that strain SP8(T) clustered within the branch constituted by species of the genus Halomonas. The closest phylogenetic neighbours of strain SP8(T) were Halomonas muralis LMG 20969(T) (96...

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  1. Llamas I, del Moral A, Martínez Checa F, Arco Y, Arias S, Quesada E. Halomonas maura is a physiologically versatile bacterium of both ecological and biotechnological interest. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2006;89:395-403 pubmed
    b>Halomonas maura is a bacterium of great metabolic versatility. We summarise in this work some of the properties that make it a very interesting microorganism both from an ecological and biotechnological point of view...
  2. Poli A, Esposito E, Orlando P, Lama L, Giordano A, de Appolonia F, et al. Halomonas alkaliantarctica sp. nov., isolated from saline lake Cape Russell in Antarctica, an alkalophilic moderately halophilic, exopolysaccharide-producing bacterium. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2007;30:31-8 pubmed
    ..morphological, physiological and genetic characteristics were compared with that of related species of the genus Halomonas. The isolate grew optimally at pH 9.0, 10% NaCl at 30 degrees C...
  3. Mata J, Bejar V, Llamas I, Arias S, Bressollier P, Tallon R, et al. Exopolysaccharides produced by the recently described halophilic bacteria Halomonas ventosae and Halomonas anticariensis. Res Microbiol. 2006;157:827-35 pubmed
    We studied exopolysaccharides (EPSs) produced by Halomonas ventosae and Halomonas anticariensis, two novel species of halophilic bacteria. Under optimum environmental and nutritional conditions, H...
  4. Arias S, del Moral A, Ferrer M, Tallon R, Quesada E, Bejar V. Mauran, an exopolysaccharide produced by the halophilic bacterium Halomonas maura, with a novel composition and interesting properties for biotechnology. Extremophiles. 2003;7:319-26 pubmed
    ..heteropolysaccharide with a high uronic-acid content, synthesized by strain S-30 of the halophilic bacterium Halomonas maura. Under optimum environmental and nutritional conditions, it is capable of producing up to 3...
  5. Mabinya L, Cosa S, Mkwetshana N, Okoh A. Halomonas sp. OKOH--a marine bacterium isolated from the bottom sediment of Algoa Bay--produces a polysaccharide bioflocculant: partial characterization and biochemical analysis of its properties. Molecules. 2011;16:4358-70 pubmed publisher
    ..from seawater was identified based on 16S rRNA gene nucleotide sequence to have 99% similarity to that of Halomonas sp. Au160H and the nucleotide sequence was deposited as Halomonas sp...
  6. Wang Y, Cai H, Chi C, Lu A, Lin X, Jiang Z, et al. Halomonas shengliensis sp. nov., a moderately halophilic, denitrifying, crude-oil-utilizing bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1222-6 pubmed
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences indicated that strain SL014B-85(T) belonged to the genus Halomonas in the Gammaproteobacteria, with highest sequence similarity of 98.1 and 97...
  7. Arahal D, Garcia M, Vargas C, Canovas D, Nieto J, Ventosa A. Chromohalobacter salexigens sp. nov., a moderately halophilic species that includes Halomonas elongata DSM 3043 and ATCC 33174. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001;51:1457-62 pubmed
    Two strains that were originally isolated and characterized as members of the moderately halophilic species Halomonas elongata, strains DSM 3043 (= 1H11) and ATCC 33174 (= 1H15), were studied in detail...
  8. Ojima T, Saburi W, Yamamoto T, Kudo T. Characterization of Halomonas sp. strain H11 ?-glucosidase activated by monovalent cations and its application for efficient synthesis of ?-D-glucosylglycerol. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:1836-45 pubmed publisher
    An ?-glucosidase (HaG) with the following unique properties was isolated from Halomonas sp. strain H11: (i) high transglucosylation activity, (ii) activation by monovalent cations, and (iii) very narrow substrate specificity...
  9. Quillaguamán J, Doan Van T, Guzman H, Guzman D, Martin J, Everest A, et al. Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) production by Halomonas boliviensis in fed-batch culture. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;78:227-32 pubmed
    High poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) content and volumetric productivity were achieved by fed-batch culture of Halomonas boliviensis using a defined medium. Initial shake flask cultivations in a minimal medium revealed that the growth of H...
  10. Dziewit L, Pyzik A, Matlakowska R, Baj J, Szuplewska M, Bartosik D. Characterization of Halomonas sp. ZM3 isolated from the Zelazny Most post-flotation waste reservoir, with a special focus on its mobile DNA. BMC Microbiol. 2013;13:59 pubmed publisher
    b>Halomonas sp. ZM3 was isolated from Zelazny Most post-flotation mineral waste repository (Poland), which is highly contaminated with heavy metals and various organic compounds. Mobile DNA of the strain (i.e...
  11. Ialenti A, Di Meglio P, Grassia G, Maffia P, Di Rosa M, Lanzetta R, et al. A novel lipid A from Halomonas magadiensis inhibits enteric LPS-induced human monocyte activation. Eur J Immunol. 2006;36:354-60 pubmed
    ..In this study we show that a novel LIP A fraction from the LPS of Halomonas magadiensis (Hm), a Gram-negative extremophilic and alkaliphilic bacterium, significantly inhibits the synthesis ..
  12. Romano I, Giordano A, Lama L, Nicolaus B, Gambacorta A. Halomonas campaniensis sp. nov., a haloalkaliphilic bacterium isolated from a mineral pool of Campania Region, Italy. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2005;28:610-8 pubmed
    ..7mol%. Phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rRNA gene sequence showed that the isolate belonged to the genus Halomonas. The DNA-DNA hybridization of the type strain 5AGT with the most related Halomonas campisalis showed a re-..
  13. Pieretti G, Carillo S, Lindner B, Kim K, Lee K, Lee J, et al. Characterization of the core oligosaccharide and the O-antigen biological repeating unit from Halomonas stevensii lipopolysaccharide: the first case of O-antigen linked to the inner core. Chemistry. 2012;18:3729-35 pubmed publisher
    A novel core structure among bacterial lipopolysaccharides (LPS) that belong to the genus Halomonas has been characterized. H. stevensii is a moderately halophilic microorganism, as are the majority of the Halomonadaceae...
  14. Schweikhard E, Kuhlmann S, Kunte H, Grammann K, Ziegler C. Structure and function of the universal stress protein TeaD and its role in regulating the ectoine transporter TeaABC of Halomonas elongata DSM 2581(T). Biochemistry. 2010;49:2194-204 pubmed publisher
    The halophilic bacterium Halomonas elongata takes up the compatible solute ectoine via the osmoregulated TRAP transporter TeaABC...
  15. Kraegeloh A, Amendt B, Kunte H. Potassium transport in a halophilic member of the bacteria domain: identification and characterization of the K+ uptake systems TrkH and TrkI from Halomonas elongata DSM 2581T. J Bacteriol. 2005;187:1036-43 pubmed
    The halophilic bacterium Halomonas elongata accumulates K+, glutamate, and the compatible solute ectoine as osmoprotectants...
  16. Joshi A, Kanekar P, Kelkar A, Sarnaik S, Shouche Y, Wani A. Moderately halophilic, alkalitolerant Halomonas campisalis MCM B-365 from Lonar Lake, India. J Basic Microbiol. 2007;47:213-21 pubmed
    ..morphological, physiological and biochemical characteristics and were confirmed by 16S rDNA sequencing to be Halomonas campisalis...
  17. Chmura A, Shapovalova A, Van Pelt S, van Rantwijk F, Tourova T, Muyzer G, et al. Utilization of arylaliphatic nitriles by haloalkaliphilic Halomonas nitrilicus sp. nov. isolated from soda soils. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2008;81:371-8 pubmed publisher
    ..The strain was identified as a representative of the genus Halomonas in the Gammaproteobacteria...
  18. Kim K, Jin L, Yang H, Lee S. Halomonas gomseomensis sp. nov., Halomonas janggokensis sp. nov., Halomonas salaria sp. nov. and Halomonas denitrificans sp. nov., moderately halophilic bacteria isolated from saline water. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:675-81 pubmed
    A total of 34 Halomonas strains were isolated from saline water in Anmyeondo, Korea. Ten of these strains, considered to belong to novel species, were subjected to a polyphasic taxonomic investigation...
  19. Maskow T, Babel W. Calorimetrically obtained information about the efficiency of ectoine synthesis from glucose in Halomonas elongata. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2001;1527:4-10 pubmed
    ..This was shown for Halomonas elongata DMSZ 2581(T) growing on glucose, which synthesizes (at 25 degrees C) 1,4,5,6-tetrahydro-2-methyl-4-..
  20. Liebgott P, Labat M, Casalot L, Amouric A, Lorquin J. Bioconversion of tyrosol into hydroxytyrosol and 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid under hypersaline conditions by the new Halomonas sp. strain HTB24. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2007;276:26-33 pubmed
    This paper reports the characterization of a Halomonas sp...
  21. Poli A, Moriello V, Esposito E, Lama L, Gambacorta A, Nicolaus B. Exopolysaccharide production by a new Halomonas strain CRSS isolated from saline lake Cape Russell in Antarctica growing on complex and defined media. Biotechnol Lett. 2004;26:1635-8 pubmed
    A haloalkalophilic Halomonas strain CRSS, isolated from salt sediments in Antarctica, produced exocellular polysaccharides (EPS) up to 2.9 g g(-1) dry cells. Acetate was the most efficient carbon source for EPS production...
  22. Wang L, Grosse T, Stevens H, Brinkhoff T, Simon M, Liang L, et al. Bioactive hydroxyphenylpyrrole-dicarboxylic acids from a new marine Halomonas sp.: Production and structure elucidation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006;72:816-22 pubmed
    The new marine Halomonas sp. strain GWS-BW-H8hM (DSM 17996) was found to produce 3-(4'-hydroxyphenyl)-4-phenylpyrrole-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (HPPD-1) and 3,4-bis(4'-hydroxy- phenyl)pyrrole-2,5-dicarboxylic acid (HPPD-2)...
  23. Martínez Cánovas M, Bejar V, Martínez Checa F, Quesada E. Halomonas anticariensis sp. nov., from Fuente de Piedra, a saline-wetland wildfowl reserve in Malaga, southern Spain. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:1329-32 pubmed
    Three Halomonas strains, FP34, FP35T and FP36, which were isolated from soil samples taken from Fuente de Piedra, a saline wetland in the province of Málaga in southern Spain, are described...
  24. Yonezawa Y, Tokunaga H, Ishibashi M, Taura S, Tokunaga M. Cloning, expression, and efficient purification in Escherichia coli of a halophilic nucleoside diphosphate kinase from the moderate halophile Halomonas sp. #593. Protein Expr Purif. 2003;27:128-33 pubmed
    ..We demonstrate evidence that the protein is properly folded and exhibits the same specific activity and stability as the native protein from Halomonas cells.
  25. Calvo C, Martínez Checa F, Toledo F, Porcel J, Quesada E. Characteristics of bioemulsifiers synthesised in crude oil media by Halomonas eurihalina and their effectiveness in the isolation of bacteria able to grow in the presence of hydrocarbons. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2002;60:347-51 pubmed
    b>Halomonas eurihalina strains F2-7, H28, H96, H212 and H214 were capable of producing large amounts of exopolysaccharides (EPS) in MY medium with added crude oil...
  26. Arahal D, Castillo A, Ludwig W, Schleifer K, Ventosa A. Proposal of Cobetia marina gen. nov., comb. nov., within the family Halomonadaceae, to include the species Halomonas marina. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2002;25:207-11 pubmed
    ..Zymobacter and Carnimonas contain one single species each and form the deeper branch of the family, the genus Halomonas contains currently 22 species, with a maximum 16S/23S rRNA sequence divergence greater than it could be expected ..
  27. Lin Y, Fan H, Hao X, Johnstone L, Hu Y, Wei G, et al. Draft genome sequence of Halomonas sp. strain HAL1, a moderately halophilic arsenite-oxidizing bacterium isolated from gold-mine soil. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:199-200 pubmed publisher
    We report the draft genome sequence of arsenite-oxidizing Halomonas sp. strain HAL1, isolated from the soil of a gold mine...
  28. Oie C, Albaugh C, Peyton B. Benzoate and salicylate degradation by Halomonas campisalis, an alkaliphilic and moderately halophilic microorganism. Water Res. 2007;41:1235-42 pubmed
    ..benzoate and salicylate at concentrations up to 380 mg/L were degraded as carbon and energy sources by Halomonas campisalis, an alkaliphile and moderate halophile...
  29. Van Thuoc D, Guzman H, Quillaguamán J, Hatti Kaul R. High productivity of ectoines by Halomonas boliviensis using a combined two-step fed-batch culture and milking process. J Biotechnol. 2010;147:46-51 pubmed publisher
    ..fed-batch cultivation has been investigated for the production of ectoines using the halophilic bacterium Halomonas boliviensis DSM 15516(T)...
  30. Ruiz Ruiz C, Srivastava G, Carranza D, Mata J, Llamas I, Santamaria M, et al. An exopolysaccharide produced by the novel halophilic bacterium Halomonas stenophila strain B100 selectively induces apoptosis in human T leukaemia cells. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;89:345-55 pubmed publisher
    ..We found that the novel halophilic bacterium Halomonas stenophila strain B100 produced a heteropolysaccharide that, when oversulphated, exerted antitumoural activity ..
  31. Burch A, Finkel O, Cho J, Belkin S, Lindow S. Diverse microhabitats experienced by Halomonas variabilis on salt-secreting leaves. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2013;79:845-52 pubmed publisher
    ..of the salt-excreting tree Tamarix aphylla harbor a wide diversity of halophilic microorganisms, including Halomonas sp., but little is known of the factors that shape community composition in this extreme habitat...
  32. Van Thuoc D, Quillaguamán J, Mamo G, Mattiasson B. Utilization of agricultural residues for poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) production by Halomonas boliviensis LC1. J Appl Microbiol. 2008;104:420-8 pubmed
    Utilization of cheap and readily available agricultural residues as cheap carbon sources for poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) production by Halomonas boliviensis.
  33. Romano I, Lama L, Orlando P, Nicolaus B, Giordano A, Gambacorta A. Halomonas sinaiensis sp. nov., a novel halophilic bacterium isolated from a salt lake inside Ras Muhammad Park, Egypt. Extremophiles. 2007;11:789-96 pubmed
    ..physiological and genetic characteristics were compared with those of related species of the genus Halomonas. The isolate grew optimally at pH 7.0, 5-15% NaCl at 35 degrees C...
  34. Wilson C, Caton T, Buchheim J, Buchheim M, Schneegurt M, Miller R. DNA-repair potential of Halomonas spp. from the Salt Plains Microbial Observatory of Oklahoma. Microb Ecol. 2004;48:541-9 pubmed
    ..Two species of Halomonas (H. salina and H. venusta) that have been isolated repeatedly from the GSP were chosen for analysis...
  35. Lee J, Jeon C, Lim J, Lee S, Lee J, Song S, et al. Halomonas taeanensis sp. nov., a novel moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a solar saltern in Korea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2005;55:2027-32 pubmed
    ..BH539(T), which was isolated from a solar saltern at Taean in Korea, was considered to be a member of the genus Halomonas. Strain BH539(T) grew at salinities of 1-25% (w/v) and at temperatures of 10-45 degrees C...
  36. Douka E, Christogianni A, Koukkou A, Afendra A, Drainas C. Use of a green fluorescent protein gene as a reporter in Zymomonas mobilis and Halomonas elongata. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2001;201:221-7 pubmed
    ..fermentative Gram-negative ethanologenic bacterium Zymomonas mobilis and in the moderately halophilic bacterium Halomonas elongata...
  37. Xu X, Wu Y, Zhou Z, Wang C, Zhou Y, Zhang H, et al. Halomonas saccharevitans sp. nov., Halomonas arcis sp. nov. and Halomonas subterranea sp. nov., halophilic bacteria isolated from hypersaline environments of China. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:1619-24 pubmed
    ..Based on 16S rRNA gene sequence analysis, the isolates could be affiliated to the genus Halomonas. Genomic DNA G+C contents were 65.9 mol% for AJ275(T), 56.7 mol% for AJ282(T) and 57.6 mol% for ZG16(T)...
  38. Martínez Checa F, Toledo F, Vilchez R, Quesada E, Calvo C. Yield production, chemical composition, and functional properties of emulsifier H28 synthesized by Halomonas eurihalina strain H-28 in media containing various hydrocarbons. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2002;58:358-63 pubmed
    b>Halomonas eurihalina strain H-28 is a moderately halophilic bacterium that produces an extracellular polysaccharide not only in media with glucose but also in media supplemented with hydrocarbons (n-tetradecane, n-hexadecane, n-octane, ..
  39. Grammann K, Volke A, Kunte H. New type of osmoregulated solute transporter identified in halophilic members of the bacteria domain: TRAP transporter TeaABC mediates uptake of ectoine and hydroxyectoine in Halomonas elongata DSM 2581(T). J Bacteriol. 2002;184:3078-85 pubmed
    The halophilic bacterium Halomonas elongata synthesizes as its main compatible solute the aspartate derivative ectoine. We constructed a deletion mutant of H...
  40. Ceylan S, Akbulut B, Denizci A, Kazan D. Proteomic insight into phenolic adaptation of a moderately halophilic Halomonas sp. strain AAD12. Can J Microbiol. 2011;57:295-302 pubmed publisher
    ..of its 16S rRNA gene sequence and physiological characteristics showed that this strain belonged to the genus Halomonas ; hence, it was designated as Halomonas sp. strain AAD12...
  41. Lim J, Yoon J, Lee J, Jeon C, Park D, Sung C, et al. Halomonas koreensis sp. nov., a novel moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a solar saltern in Korea. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2004;54:2037-42 pubmed
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on 16S rRNA gene sequences showed that strain SS20(T) belonged to the genus Halomonas. The levels of 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity to the type strains of Halomonas species were in the range 93...
  42. Quillaguamán J, Guzman H, Van Thuoc D, Hatti Kaul R. Synthesis and production of polyhydroxyalkanoates by halophiles: current potential and future prospects. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2010;85:1687-96 pubmed publisher
    ..Several bacterial species of the family Halomonadaceae accumulate PHAs. Halomonas boliviensis reached PHA yields and volumetric productivities close to the highest reported so far...
  43. Argandoña M, Fernández Carazo R, Llamas I, Martínez Checa F, Caba J, Quesada E, et al. The moderately halophilic bacterium Halomonas maura is a free-living diazotroph. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2005;244:69-74 pubmed
    b>Halomonas maura is a moderately halophilic bacterium which lives in saline soils and synthesises an exopolysaccharide known as mauran...
  44. Arahal D, Garcia M, Ludwig W, Schleifer K, Ventosa A. Transfer of Halomonas canadensis and Halomonas israelensis to the genus Chromohalobacter as Chromohalobacter canadensis comb. nov. and Chromohalobacter israelensis comb. nov. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001;51:1443-8 pubmed
    ..DNA-DNA hybridization data support the conclusion that two species previously described as members of the genus Halomonas, Halomonas israelensis and Halomonas canadensis, should be placed in the genus Chromohalobacter. Both H...
  45. Bouchotroch S, Quesada E, del Moral A, Llamas I, Bejar V. Halomonas maura sp. nov., a novel moderately halophilic, exopolysaccharide-producing bacterium. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2001;51:1625-32 pubmed
    ..These four strains were initially considered to belong to the genus Halomonas. Their DNA G+C contents varied between 62.2 and 64.1 mol %...
  46. Arai S, Yonezawa Y, Okazaki N, Matsumoto F, Tamada T, Tokunaga H, et al. A structural mechanism for dimeric to tetrameric oligomer conversion in Halomonas sp. nucleoside diphosphate kinase. Protein Sci. 2012;21:498-510 pubmed publisher
    ..To clarify the oligomer state of NDK from moderately halophilic Halomonas sp...
  47. Maskow T, Kleinsteuber S. Carbon and energy fluxes during haloadaptation of Halomonas sp. EF11 growing on phenol. Extremophiles. 2004;8:133-41 pubmed
    The haloalkaliphile Halomonas sp. EF11 can grow on phenol as sole source for carbon and energy, while maintaining an osmotic equilibrium predominantly by adjusting levels of a certain compatible solute...
  48. Cabrera A, Aguilera M, Fuentes S, Incerti C, Russell N, Ramos Cormenzana A, et al. Halomonas indalinina sp. nov., a moderately halophilic bacterium isolated from a solar saltern in Cabo de Gata, Almeria, southern Spain. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:376-80 pubmed
    ..9 mol%. On the basis of the phenotypic and phylogenetic data, strain CG2.1T appeared to be a member of the genus Halomonas and clustered closely with Halomonas marisflavi (97.1 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity)...
  49. Kucukasik F, Kazak H, Güney D, Finore I, Poli A, Yenigun O, et al. Molasses as fermentation substrate for levan production by Halomonas sp. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2011;89:1729-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, Halomonas sp...
  50. Kulkarni S, Kanekar P, Jog J, Patil P, Nilegaonkar S, Sarnaik S, et al. Characterisation of copolymer, poly (hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) (PHB-co-PHV) produced by Halomonas campisalis (MCM B-1027), its biodegradability and potential application. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:6625-8 pubmed publisher
    Characterisation of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) film produced by haloalkalitolerant Halomonas campisalis (MCM B-1027) in 14L SS fermenter revealed it to have composition of monomer units, HB:HV as 96:4 as analysed by (1)H NMR indicating ..
  51. Soto Ramírez N, Sánchez Porro C, Rosas S, González W, Quiñones M, Ventosa A, et al. Halomonas avicenniae sp. nov., isolated from the salty leaves of the black mangrove Avicennia germinans in Puerto Rico. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2007;57:900-5 pubmed
    ..Phylogenetic analysis based on the 16S rRNA gene showed that the strain belongs to the genus Halomonas. The closest relative was Halomonas marisflavi, with 98.6 % 16S rRNA gene sequence similarity...
  52. Simon Colin C, Raguenes G, Cozien J, Guezennec J. Halomonas profundus sp. nov., a new PHA-producing bacterium isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent shrimp. J Appl Microbiol. 2008;104:1425-32 pubmed publisher
    ..This bacterium was isolated from a shrimp collected nearby a hydrothermal vent located on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge...
  53. Cai L, Tan D, Aibaidula G, Dong X, Chen J, Tian W, et al. Comparative genomics study of polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) and ectoine relevant genes from Halomonas sp. TD01 revealed extensive horizontal gene transfer events and co-evolutionary relationships. Microb Cell Fact. 2011;10:88 pubmed publisher
    ..Yet, little information on the genomics and PHA related genes from halophilic bacteria have been disclosed so far...
  54. Mobberley J, Authement R, Segall A, Paul J. The temperate marine phage PhiHAP-1 of Halomonas aquamarina possesses a linear plasmid-like prophage genome. J Virol. 2008;82:6618-30 pubmed publisher
    A myovirus-like temperate phage, PhiHAP-1, was induced with mitomycin C from a Halomonas aquamarina strain isolated from surface waters in the Gulf of Mexico...
  55. Kulkarni S, Kanekar P, Nilegaonkar S, Sarnaik S, Jog J. Production and characterization of a biodegradable poly (hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) (PHB-co-PHV) copolymer by moderately haloalkalitolerant Halomonas campisalis MCM B-1027 isolated from Lonar Lake, India. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:9765-71 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper describes production of a biodegradable copolymer, PHB-co-PHV by a moderately haloalkalitolerant Halomonas campisalis, isolated from Lonar Lake, India...
  56. Quillaguamán J, Muñoz M, Mattiasson B, Hatti Kaul R. Optimizing conditions for poly(beta-hydroxybutyrate) production by Halomonas boliviensis LC1 in batch culture with sucrose as carbon source. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2007;74:981-6 pubmed
    b>Halomonas boliviensis LC1 is able to accumulate poly(beta-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB) under conditions of excess carbon source and depletion of essential nutrients. This study was aimed at an efficient production of PHB by growing H...
  57. Abdelkafi S, Sayadi S, Ben Ali Gam Z, Casalot L, Labat M. Bioconversion of ferulic acid to vanillic acid by Halomonas elongata isolated from table-olive fermentation. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006;262:115-20 pubmed
    b>Halomonas elongata strain Mar (=CCUG 52759) isolated from table-olive fermentation is the first halophilic bacterium to be shown to transform ferulic acid to vanillic acid under hypersaline conditions...
  58. Heyrman J, Balcaen A, De Vos P, Swings J. Halomonas muralis sp. nov., isolated from microbial biofilms colonizing the walls and murals of the Saint-Catherine chapel (Castle Herberstein, Austria). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2002;52:2049-54 pubmed
    ..The data obtained indicate that the strains belong to the genus Halomonas and represent a novel species, for which the name Halomonas muralis sp. nov. is proposed...
  59. Kaye J, Sylvan J, Edwards K, Baross J. Halomonas and Marinobacter ecotypes from hydrothermal vent, subseafloor and deep-sea environments. FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2011;75:123-33 pubmed publisher
    ..designed to detect natural populations of euryhaline Gammaproteobacteria belonging to the cosmopolitan genera Halomonas and Marinobacter...
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