Hydrocarbon degradation can occur
with diverse varieties of microbes in nature. Different chemical compounds have
shown their susceptibility to the microbial degradation. . Fungal species
generally forms carcinogenic trans – diols while bacterial species generally
forms cis – diols. Contaminated soil contained significantly higher amount (50
– 75 %) of gram negative bacteria having genotypes enclosing genes compared to pristine
soil (0 – 12.5 %). Application of bioinformatics tools like BLAST has identified
microorganism asBacillus cereus, microorganism2 as Pseudoxanthomonasmexicana,
microorganism3 as Halomonasdaqingensis and microorganism4 as
Parapusillimonasgranuli. These microbes were given names accordingly from PS11
to PS14 respectively. They were assigned unique identification numbers starting
from KM192258 to KM192261
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