KEGG   GENOME: Ignicoccus hospitalisHelp
Entry
T00587            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
iho, IGNH4, 453591
Definition
Ignicoccus hospitalis KIN4/I
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:453591
  Lineage
Archaea; Crenarchaeota; Thermoprotei; Desulfurococcales; Desulfurococcaceae; Ignicoccus
Taxonomy
Data source
RefSeq (Project:58365)
Original DB
Comment
Obligate anaerobe.
Specific host for Nanoarchaeum equitans.
Ignicoccus species have a chemoautotrophic metabolism that couples CO2 fixation with sulfur respiration using molecular hydrogen in high temperature hydrothermal vent systems.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1297538
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1297538
Number of protein genes:        1434
Number of RNA genes:              53
Reference
  Authors
Podar M, et al.
  Title
A genomic analysis of the archaeal system Ignicoccus hospitalis-Nanoarchaeum equitans.
  Journal
Genome Biol 9:R158 (2008)

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