KEGG   Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270

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T numberT00810
Org codeafr
AliasesTHIFE, 243159
Full nameAcidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270
DefinitionAcidithiobacillus ferrooxidans ATCC 23270
TaxonomyTAX: 243159
    LineageBacteria; Proteobacteria; Acidithiobacillia; Acidithiobacillales; Acidithiobacillaceae; Acidithiobacillus
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000021485.1)
BioProject: 53
KeywordsIron oxidation
CommentChemolithoautrophic, gamma-proteobacterium.
Uses energy from the oxidation of iron- and sulfur-containing minerals for growth.
Thrives at extremely low pH (pH 1-2) and fixes both carbon and nitrogen from the atmosphere.
    SequenceGB: CP001219
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 2982397
Number of protein genes: 3147
Number of RNA genes: 93
ReferencePMID: 19077236
    AuthorsValdes J et al.
    TitleAcidithiobacillus ferrooxidans metabolism: from genome sequence to industrial applications.
    JournalBMC Genomics 9:597 (2008)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-9-597