KEGG   GENOME: Heliobacterium modesticaldumHelp
Entry
T00653            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
hmo, HELMI, 498761
Definition
Heliobacterium modesticaldum Ice1
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:498761
  Lineage
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Clostridia; Clostridiales; Heliobacteriaceae; Heliobacterium
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
TGen
Comment
Thermophilic, endospore-producing firmicutes.
Anaerobic anoxygenic phototroph with a notable degree of metabolic specialization and genomic reduction.
Uniquely employs bacteriochlorophyll g as the major antenna pigment and primary electron donor within a type I reaction center.
Isolated from Icelandic hot spring volcanic soils.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
3075407
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       3075407
Number of protein genes:        2999
Number of RNA genes:             130
Reference
  Authors
Sattley WM, et al.
  Title
The genome of Heliobacterium modesticaldum, a phototrophic representative of the Firmicutes containing the simplest photosynthetic apparatus.
  Journal
J Bacteriol 190:4687-96 (2008)

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