KEGG   GENOME: Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicusHelp
Entry
T00009            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
mth, METTH, 187420
Definition
Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus deltaH
Annotation
manualShow organism
Taxonomy
TAX:187420
  Lineage
Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Methanobacteria; Methanobacteriales; Methanobacteriaceae; Methanothermobacter
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Ohio State U.
Keywords
Autotrophic methanogen
Comment
Lithoautotrophic, thermophilic archaeon.
Conserves energy by using H2 to reduce CO2 to CH4 and synthesizes all of its cellular components from these same gaseous substrates plus N2 or NH4+ and inorganic salts.
Isolated in 1971 from sewage sludge in Urbana, Illinois.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1751377
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1751377
Number of protein genes:        1873
Number of RNA genes:              48
Reference
PMID:9371463
  Authors
Smith DR, et al.
  Title
Complete genome sequence of Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum deltaH: functional analysis and comparative genomics.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 179:7135-55 (1997)

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