KEGG   GENOME: Thermotoga maritima MSB8
Entry
T00022            Complete  Genome                                 

Name
tma, THEMA, 243274
Definition
Thermotoga maritima MSB8
Category
Reference genome; Type strain
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:243274
  Lineage
Bacteria; Thermotogae; Thermotogales; Thermotogaceae; Thermotoga
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000008545.1)
BioProject:57723
Comment
Non-spore-forming, rod-shaped bacterium.
Grows optimally temperature of 80 deg C.
Metabolizes many simple and complex carbohydrates including glucose, sucrose, starch, cellulose and xylan.
Isolated from geothermal heated marine sediment at Porto di Levante, Vulcano, Italy.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1860725
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1860725
Number of protein genes:        1846
Number of RNA genes:              49
Created
1999
Reference
  Authors
Nelson KE, Clayton RA, Gill SR, Gwinn ML, Dodson RJ, Haft DH, Hickey EK, Peterson JD, Nelson WC, Ketchum KA, et al.
  Title
Evidence for lateral gene transfer between Archaea and bacteria from genome sequence of Thermotoga maritima.
  Journal
Nature 399:323-9 (1999)
DOI:10.1038/20601

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