KEGG   GENOME: Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270Help
Entry
T00810            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
afr, THIFE, 243159
Definition
Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:243159
  Lineage
Bacteria; Proteobacteria; Gammaproteobacteria; Acidithiobacillales; Acidithiobacillaceae; Acidithiobacillus
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Nitrogen fixation
Comment
Chemolithoautrophic, gamma-proteobacterium.
Uses energy from the oxidation of iron- and sulfur-containing minerals for growth.
Thrives at extremely low pH (pH 1-2) and fixes both carbon and nitrogen from the atmosphere.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
2982397
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       2982397
Number of protein genes:        3147
Number of RNA genes:              93
Reference
  Authors
Valdes J, et al.
  Title
Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans metabolism: from genome sequence to industrial applications.
  Journal
BMC Genomics 9:597 (2008)

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