KEGG   Thermotoga maritima MSB8

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T numberT00022
NameThermotoga maritima MSB8
CategoryReference genome; Type strain
TaxonomyTAX: 243274
    LineageBacteria; Thermotogae; Thermotogales; Thermotogaceae; Thermotoga
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000008545.1)
BioProject: 57723
CommentNon-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.
    SequenceGB: AE000512
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1860725
Number of protein genes: 1846
Number of RNA genes: 49
ReferencePMID: 10360571
    AuthorsNelson KE, Clayton RA, Gill SR, Gwinn ML, Dodson RJ, Haft DH, Hickey EK, Peterson JD, Nelson WC, Ketchum KA, et al.
    TitleEvidence for lateral gene transfer between Archaea and bacteria from genome sequence of Thermotoga maritima.
    JournalNature 399:323-9 (1999)
DOI: 10.1038/20601