KEGG   GENOME: Thermotoga maritimaHelp
Entry
T00022            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
tma, THEMA, 243274
Definition
Thermotoga maritima MSB8
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:243274
  Lineage
Bacteria; Thermotogae; Thermotogales; Thermotogaceae; Thermotoga
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Comment
Non-spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium.
Grows optimally temperature of 80 deg C.
Metabolizes many simple and complex carbohydrates including glucose, sucrose, starch, cellulose and xylan.
Isolated from geothermal heated marine sediment at Porto di Levante, Vulcano, Italy.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1860725
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1860725
Number of protein genes:        1858
Number of RNA genes:              49
Reference
  Authors
Nelson KE, et al.
  Title
Evidence for lateral gene transfer between Archaea and bacteria from genome sequence of Thermotoga maritima.
  Journal
Nature 399:323-9 (1999)

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