Verminephrobacter eiseniae EF01-2

Names Verminephrobacter eiseniae EF01-2
Accession numbers NC_008771, NC_008786
Background This species was isolated from the common composting earthworm Eisenia foetida. Earthworm egg capsules contain high numbers of the bacterial endosymbiont, acquired by transfer from nephridia into the egg capsules. Juvenile earthworms are colonized during embryonic development within the egg capsule, and failing this are not likely to acquire the symbiont by association with colonized adults or their bedding. A function for these bacteria has not yet been ascribed. (EBI Integr8)
Strain EF01-2
Complete Yes
Sequencing centre (10-JAN-2007) National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
(21-DEC-2006) US DOE Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive B100, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1698, USA
Sequencing quality Level 6: Finished
Sequencing depth NA
Sequencing method Sanger
Isolation site Kidney of the earthworm Eisenia foetida
Isolation country USA
Number of replicons 2
Gram staining properties Negative
Shape NA
Mobility NA
Flagellar presence NA
Number of membranes 2
Oxygen requirements NA
Optimal temperature NA
Temperature range Mesophilic
Habitat HostAssociated
Biotic relationship Symbiotic
Host name Eisenia foetida
Cell arrangement NA
Sporulation NA
Metabolism NA
Energy source NA
Diseases None
Pathogenicity No