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ID: 1271
Erythrobacter litoralis

Phototrophic bacterium

Lineage: Bacteria[4892]; Proteobacteria[1890]; Alphaproteobacteria[580]; Sphingomonadales[46]; Erythrobacteraceae[5]; Erythrobacter[3]; Erythrobacter litoralis[1]
Erythrobacter.Organisms in this aerobic phototrophic genus are found in marine environments. Members of this group produce bacteriochlorophyll a, which is normally found in anaerobic organisms. One theory to explain this is that the anoxygenic photosynthetic gene cluster was acquired by these organisms via lateral gene transfer. More...

Sequence data: genome assemblies: 2 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)

 Representative (genome information for reference and representative genomes)

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