Genome Sequencing of Bacteria of the Roseobacter Clade (Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation)

in collaboration with Dr. Boris Wawrik (Rutgers State University, Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences, New jersey, USA; )

Within the Marine Microbial Genome Initiative of the Gordon & Betty Moore-Foundation ( the genomes of the following strains of the Roseobacter clade are sequenced:

  • Roseobacter litoralis (ATCC 49566)
  • Octadecabacter antarcticus (CIP 106731)
  • Octadecabacter arcticus (CIP 106732)
  • Roseobacter gallaeciensis (ATCC 700781)

The genomes were awarded to Thorsten Brinkhoff, Meinhard Simon and Boris Wawrik. They are further investigated, including finishing, manual annotation and post-genomic analyses within the following project:

(Changed: 20 Apr 2022)