Glaciecola punicea

Glaciecola punicea is a psychrophilic bacteria found in Antarctic sea-ice habitats, being the type species of its genus. It is pigmented, psychrophilic, and a strictly aerobic chemoheterotroph. Its type strain is (ACAM 611T).[1] Its genome has been sequenced.[2]


  1. ^ Bowman, J. P.; McCAMMON, S. A.; Brown, J. L.; McMEEKIN, T. A. (1998). "Glaciecola punicea gen. nov., sp. nov. and Glaciecola pallidula gen. nov., sp. nov.: psychrophilic bacteria from Antarctic sea-ice habitats". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology 48 (4): 1213–1222. doi:10.1099/00207713-48-4-1213. ISSN 0020-7713. 
  2. ^ Qin, Q.-L.; Xie, B.-B.; Shu, Y.-L.; Rong, J.-C.; Zhao, D.-L.; Zhang, X.-Y.; Chen, X.-L.; Zhou, B.-C.; Zhang, Y.-Z. (2012). "Genome Sequence of Proteorhodopsin-Containing Sea Ice Bacterium Glaciecola punicea ACAM 611T". Journal of Bacteriology 194 (12): 3267–3267. doi:10.1128/JB.00463-12. ISSN 0021-9193. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Yumoto, Isao, ed. Cold-adapted Microorganisms. Horizon Scientific Press, 2013.

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