KEGG   GENOME: Aquifex aeolicusHelp
Entry
T00013            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
aae, AQUAE, 224324
Definition
Aquifex aeolicus VF5
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:224324
  Lineage
Bacteria; Aquificae; Aquificales; Aquificaceae; Aquifex
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Diversa
Comment
Thermophilic chemolithoautotroph.
Capable of growing on hydrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and mineral salts.
Has not been shown to grow anaerobically with nitrate as an electron acceptor in the laboratory.
First observed at the turn of the century, growing at 89 deg C in the outflow of hot springs in Yellowstone National Park.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1551335
Plasmid
ece1; Circular
  Sequence
  Length
39456
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1590791
Number of protein genes:        1526
Number of RNA genes:              51
Reference
PMID:9537320
  Authors
Deckert G, et al.
  Title
The complete genome of the hyperthermophilic bacterium Aquifex aeolicus.
  Journal
Nature 392:353-8 (1998)

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