About the Authors

Daniel Muller, Sandrine Koechler, Florence Arsène-Ploetze, Michael Heymann, Didier Lièvremont, Diliana D Simeonova, Stéphanie Weiss, Marie-Claire Lett, Philippe N Bertin
Génétique Moléculaire, Génomique et Microbiologie, UMR7156 CNRS and Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

Claudine Médigue, Valérie Barbe, Stéphane Cruveiller, Caroline Dossat, Sophie Mangenot, Zoé Rouy, Béatrice Segurens, David Vallenet, Jean Weissenbach
Génoscope, UMR8030 CNRS, Evry Cedex, France

Mohamed Barakat, Philippe Ortet
Laboratoire d'Écologie Microbienne de la Rhizosphère et d'Environnements Extrêmes, UMR6191 CNRS, CEA and Université Aix-Marseille II, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance, France

Emmanuel Talla, Violaine Bonnefoy, Aurélie Lieutaud
Laboratoire de Chimie Bactérienne, UPR9043 CNRS, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Marseille, France

Evelyne Krin, Yuko Makita, Evelyne Turlin, Antoine Danchin
Génétique des Génomes Bactériens, URA2171, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Christine Carapito, Emmanuelle Leize, Alain Van Dorsselaer
Laboratoire de Spectrométrie de Masse Bio-Organique, Institut Pluridisciplinaire Hubert Curien, UMR7178 CNRS and Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

Michael Chandler, Patricia Siguier
Laboratoire de Microbiologie et Génétique Moléculaires, UMR5100 CNRS, Toulouse, France

Benoît Cournoyer
Ecologie Microbienne, UMR5557 CNRS and Université Claude Bernard–Lyon 1, Villeurbanne, France

Simon Duval, Wolfgang Nitschke, Barbara Schoepp
Laboratoire de Bioénergétique et Ingénierie des Protéines, UPR9036 CNRS, Institut de Biologie Structurale et Microbiologie, Marseille, France

Nicolas Perdrial
Centre de Géochimie de la Surface, UMR7517 CNRS and Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France

Corresponding Author

philippe.bertin@gem.u-strasbg.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

DM contributed to genome annotation and data analysis and to the writing of the manuscript, and performed genetic and molecular biology experiments. CM contributed to genome annotation and to the writing of the manuscript, and coordinated software development for genome analysis (MaGe). SK and SW contributed to genome annotation and data analysis, and to physiology experiments. VB, CD, SM, BS, and JW performed the sequencing and finishing of the genome. MB, ET, VB, EK, and PO contributed to genome annotation and data analysis. WN analyzed the data. SC, ZR, and DV contributed to the automatic and manual annotation, to the analysis of genome information and to MaGe development. FAP, CC, EL, ET, and AVD contributed to proteomic data analysis. MH contributed to genome annotation and proteomic data analysis, and to the development of InPact web interface. AL contributed to genome annotation. DL contributed to genome annotation and electron microscopy experiments. YM contributed to software development. MC, SD, PS, and BS contributed to genome data analysis. BC, DDS, and NP contributed to physiology, biochemistry or biophysics experiments. MCL initiated the experimental work on H. arsenicoxydans and contributed to genome annotation. AD contributed to genome annotation and data analysis and to the writing of the manuscript. PNB coordinated the project, contributed to the analysis of genome information, and wrote the manuscript.