We report here the draft genome sequence of Rhodococcus qingshengii strain TUHH-12. The ability of this piezotolerant bacterium to grow on crude oil and tetracosane as sole carbon sources at 150 105 Pa makes it useful in studies of hydrocarbon degradation under simulated deep-sea conditions.
Ref: Lincoln, S.A., Hamilton, T.L., Valladares Juarez, A.G., Schedler, M., Macalady, J.L., Muller, R., Freeman, K.H. Draft Genome Sequence of the Piezotolerant and Crude Oil-Degrading Bacterium Rhodococcus qingshengii Strain TUHH-12. Genome Announcements, 3(2015), e00268-15.