KEGG   GENOME: Methanocaldococcus jannaschiiHelp
Entry
T00003            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
mja, METJA, 243232
Definition
Methanocaldococcus jannaschii DSM 2661
Annotation
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Taxonomy
TAX:243232
  Lineage
Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Methanococci; Methanococcales; Methanocaldococcaceae; Methanocaldococcus
Taxonomy
Data source
Original DB
Keywords
Autotrophic methanogen
Comment
Autotrophic and strict anaerobe.
Produces methane.
Grows at pressures of up to more than 200 atm and at an optimum temperature of near 85 deg C.
Originally isolated from a sediment sample collected from the sea floor surface at the base of a 2600-m-deep "white smoker" chimney on the East Pacific Rise.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1664970
Plasmid
ECL; Circular
  Sequence
  Length
58407
Plasmid
ECS; Circular
  Sequence
  Length
16550
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1739927
Number of protein genes:        1771
Number of RNA genes:              43
Reference
PMID:8688087
  Authors
Bult CJ, et al.
  Title
Complete genome sequence of the methanogenic archaeon, Methanococcus jannaschii.
  Journal
Science 273:1058-73 (1996)

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