KEGG   GENOME: Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638
Entry
T00075            Complete  Genome                                 
Org code
pfu
Name
Pyrococcus furiosus DSM 3638
Category
Reference genome; Type strain
Annotation
yes
Taxonomy
TAX:186497
  Lineage
Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Thermococci; Thermococcales; Thermococcaceae; Pyrococcus
Data source
GenBank (Assembly:GCA_000007305.1)
BioProject:287
Original DB
Comment
Fermentative, sulfur-reducing hyperthermophile.
Isolated from a shallow marine solfatara at Vulcano Island near southern Italy.
Chromosome
Circular
  Sequence
  Length
1908256
Statistics
Number of nucleotides:       1908256
Number of protein genes:        2065
Number of RNA genes:             104
Created
2002
Reference
  Authors
Maeder DL, Weiss RB, Dunn DM, Cherry JL, Gonzalez JM, DiRuggiero J, Robb FT.
  Title
Divergence of the hyperthermophilic archaea Pyrococcus furiosus and P. horikoshii inferred from complete genomic sequences.
  Journal
Genetics 152:1299-305 (1999)
Reference
  Authors
Diruggiero J, Dunn D, Maeder DL, Holley-Shanks R, Chatard J, Horlacher R, Robb FT, Boos W, Weiss RB.
  Title
Evidence of recent lateral gene transfer among hyperthermophilic archaea.
  Journal
Mol Microbiol 38:684-93 (2000)
DOI:10.1046/j.1365-2958.2000.02161.x
Reference
  Authors
Robb FT, Maeder DL, Brown JR, DiRuggiero J, Stump MD, Yeh RK, Weiss RB, Dunn DM.
  Title
Genomic sequence of hyperthermophile, Pyrococcus furiosus: implications for physiology and enzymology.
  Journal
Methods Enzymol 330:134-57 (2001)
DOI:10.1016/S0076-6879(01)30372-5

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