Rhodobacter sphaeroides
http://genome.jgi-psf.org/finished_microbes/rhosp/rhosp.home.html

DOE Joint Genome Institute, US Department of Energy


Web site highlights the photosynthetic microbe Rhodobacter sphaeroides. This microbe is known to detoxify a number of metal oxides and oxyanions. The site also describes other aspects of research on the organism. There are links to the JGI home, BLAST, annotation, downloads and information.


Subject: Biology:Ecology:Biofilms, Metabolism, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)
Extreme Environments: Altered by Humans
Topics: Biosphere:Ecology:Biofilms, Habitats, Biosphere:Biogeochemistry, Microbiology, Solid Earth:Mineralogy:Biomineralogy, Biosphere:Ecology:Metabolism, Biosphere:Molecular BiologyKeywords: biofilm, electron, transport, bioremediation, biotechnology