Revista argentina de microbiología
versión ISSN 0325-7541
D´IPPOLITO, Sebastián; DE CASTRO, Rosana E. y HERRERA SEITZ, Karina. Chemotactic responses to gas oil of Halomonas spp. strains isolated from saline environments in Argentina. Rev. argent. microbiol. [online]. 2011, vol.43, n.2, pp. 107-110. ISSN 0325-7541.
In this study, two halophilic bacterial strains isolated from saline habitats in Argentina grew in the presence of gas oil. They were identified as Halomonas spp. and Nesterenkonia sp. by 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing. Chemotaxis towards gas oil was observed in Halomonas spp. by using swimming assays.
Palabras llave : Halophiles; Halomonas; Hydrocarbon degradation; Chemotaxis.