Change of Sponge(Axinella sp.)-Associated Bacterial Community during the Cultivation with Hexabromobenzene

Hexabromobenzens 농후 배양에 따른 해면(Axinella sp.) 공생 미생물의 군집구조 변화

Seo, Hyun-Seok;Yang, Sung-Hyun;Bae, Seung Seob;Lee, Jung-Hyun;Kwon, Kae Kyoung

  • Received : 2014.12.22
  • Accepted : 2014.12.29
  • Published : 2014.12.31


Bacteria associated with marine sponges seemed to be concerned in halogenation/dehalogenation process of natural compounds. In the present study, the effect of hexabromobenzene (HBB) on the community structure of bacteria associated with a marine sponge Axinella sp. from Chuuk State under anaerobic condition was investigated. Regardless of 100 ppm HBB, most of detected microorganisms displayed high similarity with clones reported from coral or sponges. Amongst, Desulfovibrio marinisediminis like clones were dominant. Clones affiliated with Lentisphaerae and Fusibacter paucivorans (Clostridia) were detected at the conditions without HBB but clones affiliated with Vallitalea guaymasensis (Clostridia) increased its proportion with HBB. From these results and previous reports clones affiliated with D. marinisediminis and V. guaymasensis seemed to be concerned in halogenation/dehalogenation process.


dehalogenation;sponge;bacteria;Desulfovibrio marinisediminis;Vallitalea guaymasensis


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