KEGG   GENOME: Methanopyrus kandleriHelp
Entry
T00078            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
mka, METKA, 190192
Definition
Methanopyrus kandleri AV19
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:190192
  Lineage
Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Methanopyri; Methanopyrales; Methanopyraceae; Methanopyrus
Taxonomy
Data source
RefSeq (Project:57883)
Original DB
Keywords
Methanogen, Carbon fixation
Comment
Rod-shaped methanogen.
Grows chemolithoautotrophically at 80-110 deg C in the H2-CO2 atmosphere.
Isolated from the sea floor at the base of a 2,000-m-deep "black smoker" chimney in the Gulf of California.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1694969
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1694969
Number of protein genes:        1687
Number of RNA genes:              38
Reference
  Authors
Slesarev AI, et al.
  Title
The complete genome of hyperthermophile Methanopyrus kandleri AV19 and monophyly of archaeal methanogens.
  Journal
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4644-9 (2002)

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