KEGG   GENOME: Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformansHelp
Entry
T00287            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
chy, CARHZ, 246194
Definition
Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Z-2901
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:246194
  Lineage
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Clostridia; Thermoanaerobacterales; Thermoanaerobacteraceae; Carboxydothermus
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Acetogen, Carbon fixation, Dissimilatory sulfate reduction
Comment
Thermophilic bacterium.
Lives almost entirely on a diet of carbon monoxide (CO).
Converts water to hydrogen gas as part of its metabolism.
Isolated from a hot spring in Kunashir Island, Russia.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
2401520
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       2401520
Number of protein genes:        2620
Number of RNA genes:              63
Reference
  Authors
Wu M, et al.
  Title
Life in hot carbon monoxide: the complete genome sequence of Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Z-2901.
  Journal
PLoS Genet 1:e65 (2005)

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