Complete Genome Sequence of the BTEX-degrading Bacterium Pseudoxanthomonas Spadix BD-a59

J Bacteriol. 2012 Jan;194(2):544. doi: 10.1128/JB.06436-11.


Pseudoxanthomonas spadix BD-a59, able to metabolize all six BTEX (benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and o-, m-, and p-xylene) compounds, was isolated from gasoline-contaminated sediment. Here, we report the complete 3.45-Mb genome sequence and annotation of strain BD-a59. These advance the understanding of strain BD-a59's genomic properties and pollutant metabolic versatility.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Benzene / metabolism*
  • Benzene Derivatives / metabolism*
  • Environmental Pollutants / metabolism
  • Genome, Bacterial*
  • Molecular Sequence Data
  • Toluene / metabolism*
  • Xanthomonadaceae / genetics*
  • Xanthomonadaceae / metabolism
  • Xylenes / metabolism*


  • Benzene Derivatives
  • Environmental Pollutants
  • Xylenes
  • Toluene
  • Benzene
  • ethylbenzene

Associated data

  • GENBANK/CP003093