KEGG   Candidatus Desulforudis audaxviator

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T numberT00655
Org codedau
AliasesDESAP, 477974
Full nameCandidatus Desulforudis audaxviator
DefinitionCandidatus Desulforudis audaxviator MP104C
TaxonomyTAX: 477974
    LineageBacteria; Firmicutes; Clostridia; Eubacteriales; Peptococcaceae; Candidatus Desulforudis
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000018425.1)
BioProject: 21047
Original DBJGI
KeywordsAcetogen, Carbon fixation, Dissimilatory sulfate reduction
CommentIts genome indicates a motile, sporulating, sulfate-reducing, chemoautotrophic thermophile that can fix its own nitrogen and carbon by using machinery shared with archaea.
Isolated from low-biodiversity fracture water collected at 2.8-kilometer depth in a South African gold mine.
    SequenceGB: CP000860
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 2349476
Number of protein genes: 2157
Number of RNA genes: 56
ReferencePMID: 18845759
    AuthorsChivian D, Brodie EL, Alm EJ, Culley DE, Dehal PS, Desantis TZ, Gihring TM, Lapidus A, Lin LH, Lowry SR, et al.
    TitleEnvironmental genomics reveals a single-species ecosystem deep within Earth.
    JournalScience 322:275-8 (2008)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1155495