KEGG   Aquifex aeolicus

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T numberT00013
Org codeaae
AliasesAQUAE, 224324
Full nameAquifex aeolicus
DefinitionAquifex aeolicus VF5
CategoryReference genome
Annotationyes
TaxonomyTAX: 224324
    LineageBacteria; Aquificae; Aquificales; Aquificaceae; Aquifex
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000008625.1)
BioProject: 57765
KeywordsHydrogen oxidation
CommentThermophilic chemolithoautotroph.
Capable of growing on hydrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and mineral salts.
Has not been shown to grow anaerobically with nitrate as an electron acceptor in the laboratory.
First observed at the turn of the century, growing at 89 deg C in the outflow of hot springs in Yellowstone National Park.
ChromosomeCircular
    SequenceRS: NC_000918 (GB: AE000657)
    Length1551335
Plasmidece1; Circular
    SequenceRS: NC_001880 (GB: AE000667)
    Length39456
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1590791
Number of protein genes: 1526
Number of RNA genes: 51
Created1998
ReferencePMID: 9537320
    AuthorsDeckert G, Warren PV, Gaasterland T, Young WG, Lenox AL, Graham DE, Overbeek R, Snead MA, Keller M, Aujay M, et al.
    TitleThe complete genome of the hyperthermophilic bacterium Aquifex aeolicus.
    JournalNature 392:353-8 (1998)
DOI: 10.1038/32831