Halolamina rubra CBA1107T (=CECT 8421T, JCM 19436T), an extremely halophilic archaeon, was isolated from non-purified solar salt in the Republic of Korea. H. rubra CBA1107T shows agarase activity, and its draft genome contains 2955,064bp with a G+C content of 69.0%. This is the first genome that has been sequenced in the genus Halolamina.
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This work was supported by the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea ( 2012R1A1A2040922 ), by a project fund ( C34703 ) to J.S. Choi from the Center for Analytical Research of Disaster Science of Korea Basic Science Institute , and by KBSI grant ( T34525 ) to J.-K. Rhee from Korea Basic Science Institute Western Seoul Center.
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- Agarase activity
- Extremely halophilic archaea
- Genome sequence
- Halolamina rubra