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Table 1 Sources of “OHCB” from the Arabian Gulf and information about their 16S rDNA-sequencing

From: Ability of the So-Called Obligate Hydrocarbonoclastic Bacteria to Utilize Nonhydrocarbon Substrates Thus Enhancing Their Activities Despite their Misleading Name

Hydrocarbonoclastic strain (accession no.) Source Nearest GenBank Match [bases compared (bp), % similarity] (class, accession no.) References
Alcanivorax sp. (JF973445) Az Zour (coastal water) Alcanivorax borkumensis [524, 100] (γ-P, NR_029340) 21
Alcanivorax sp. (JF973404) Sharq (coastal water) Alcanivorax xenomutans [513, 100] (γ-P, NR_133958) 21
Alcanivorax sp. (JF973441) Al-Khiran (coastal water) Alcanivorax jadensis [513, 100] (γ-P, NR_025271) 21
Alcanivorax sp. (JF973409) Sharq (coastal water) Alcanivorax marinus [506, 99] (γ-P, NR_135702) 21
Marinobacter sp. (JF973388) Doha (coastal water) Marinobacter hydrocarbonoclasticus [513, 100] (γ-P, NR_074619) 21
Marinobacter sp. (JF973396) Doha (coastal water) Marinobacter litoralis [509, 99] (γ-P, NR_028841) 21
Marinobacter sp. (GU581117) Doha (Epilithic biofilm on gravel) Marinobacter vinifirmus [508, 99] (γ-P, NR_043666) 20
Planomicrobium sp. (GU581068) Anjefa (Epilithic biofilm on gravel) Planomicrobium okeanokoites [496, 99] (Bac, NR_113593) 20
  1. γ-P,γ-Proteobacteria; Bac, Bacilli