KEGG   GENOME: Candidatus Desulforudis audaxviatorHelp
Entry
T00655            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
dau, DESAP, 477974
Definition
Candidatus Desulforudis audaxviator MP104C
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:477974
  Lineage
Bacteria; Firmicutes; Clostridia; Clostridiales; Peptococcaceae; Candidatus Desulforudis
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Acetogen, Carbon fixation, Dissimilatory sulfate reduction
Comment
Its genome indicates a motile, sporulating, sulfate-reducing, chemoautotrophic thermophile that can fix its own nitrogen and carbon by using machinery shared with archaea.
Isolated from low-biodiversity fracture water collected at 2.8-kilometer depth in a South African gold mine.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
2349476
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       2349476
Number of protein genes:        2157
Number of RNA genes:              56
Reference
  Authors
Chivian D, et al.
  Title
Environmental genomics reveals a single-species ecosystem deep within Earth.
  Journal
Science 322:275-8 (2008)

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