Draft genome sequence of humic substance-degrading Pseudomonas sp. PAMC 29040 from Antarctic tundra soil

천연 복합유기화합물인 부식질을 분해하는 남극 툰드라 토양 Pseudomonas sp. PAMC 29040의 유전체 분석

  • Kim, Dockyu (Division of Polar Life Sciences, Korea Polar Research Institute) ;
  • Lee, Hyoungseok (Unit of Polar Genomics, Korea Polar Research Institute)
  • 김덕규 (극지연구소 극지생명과학연구부) ;
  • 이형석 (극지연구소 극지유전체사업단)
  • Received : 2019.01.17
  • Accepted : 2019.03.11
  • Published : 2019.03.31


Pseudomonas sp. PAMC 29040 was isolated from a maritime tundra soil in Antarctica for its ability to degrade lignin and subsequently confirmed to be able to depolymerize heterogeneous humic substance (HS), a main component of soil organic matter. The draft genome sequences of PAMC 29040 were analyzed to discover the putative genes for depolymerization of polymeric HS (e.g., dye-decolorizing peroxidase) and catabolic degradation of HS-derived small aromatics (e.g., vanillate O-demethylase). The information on degradative genes will be used to finally propose the HS degradation pathway(s) of soil bacteria inhabiting cold environments.


cold-adapted bacteria;degradative enzyme;soil humic substance

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Fig. 1. Proposed HS-degradative pathway by Pseudomonas sp. PAMC 29040.


Supported by : Korea Polar Research Institute


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