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Table 1 Selection of published articles dealing with PHA-producing bacteria from the marine environment

From: Discovery of a mcl-PHA with unexpected biotechnical properties: the marine environment of French Polynesia as a source for PHA-producing bacteria

Source Locations Biopolymer Isolates (References)
Marine sediment Pakistan mcl-PHA Pseudomonas sp. CMG607w (Jamil et al. 2007)
Marine sediment   PHB Vibrio spp. (Chien et al. 2007)
Decaying sea marsh grass USA PHA Saccharophagus degradans ATCC42961 (González-García et al. 2008)
Kopara mats French Polynesia mcl-PHA Pseudomonas guezennei sp. nov. (Simon-Colin et al. 2008a)
P. raguenesii sp. nov. (Simon-Colin et al. 2009)
P. guezennei biovar (Simon-Colin et al. 2008c)
Deep-sea hydrothermal vent shrimps Mid-Atlantic Ridge PHA Halomonas profundus sp. nov. (Simon-Colin et al. 2008b)
Soil, marine mangrove sediments, back and sea water India PHB Vibrio sp. MK4 (Arun et al. 2009)
Sea water India PHB H. hydrothermalis SM-P-3M (Shrivastav et al. 2010b)
Sea water India PHA Spirulina subsalsa (Shrivastav et al. 2010a)
Seawater Japan PHA Vibrio sp. KN01 (Numata and Doi 2012)
Contamination in stock culture on marine agar plate   PHA Bacillus sp. (Sawant et al. 2014)