KEGG   GENOME: Thermoplasma volcaniumHelp
Entry
T00042            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
tvo, THEVO, 273116
Definition
Thermoplasma volcanium GSS1
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:273116
  Lineage
Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Thermoplasmata; Thermoplasmatales; Thermoplasmataceae; Thermoplasma
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Comment
The genus Thermoplasma is unique among archaea, as it is a candidate for the origin of eukaryotic nuclei in the endosymbiosis hypothesis and it is adaptable to aerobic as well as anaerobic environments.
Possessing optimum growth temperature of 60 deg C.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1584804
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1584804
Number of protein genes:        1501
Number of RNA genes:              49
Reference
  Authors
Kawashima T, et al.
  Title
Archaeal adaptation to higher temperatures revealed by genomic sequence of Thermoplasma volcanium.
  Journal
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:14257-62 (2000)

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