KEGG   Deinococcus radiodurans

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T numberT00025
Org codedra
AliasesDEIRA, 243230
Full nameDeinococcus radiodurans
DefinitionDeinococcus radiodurans R1
TaxonomyTAX: 243230
    LineageBacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Deinococcales; Deinococcaceae; Deinococcus
Data sourceRefSeq (Assembly: GCF_000008565.1)
BioProject: 57665
CommentExtremely resistant to a number of agents and conditions that damage DNA, including ionizing and ultraviolet (UV) radiation and hydrogen peroxide.
Originally identified as a contaminant of irradiated canned meat.
Chromosome1; Circular
    SequenceRS: NC_001263 (GB: AE000513)
Chromosome2; Circular
    SequenceRS: NC_001264 (GB: AE001825)
PlasmidMP1; Circular
    SequenceRS: NC_000958 (GB: AE001826)
PlasmidCP1; Circular
    SequenceRS: NC_000959 (GB: AE001827)
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 3284156
Number of protein genes: 3167
Number of RNA genes: 57
ReferencePMID: 10567266
    AuthorsWhite O et al.
    TitleGenome sequence of the radioresistant bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans R1.
    JournalScience 286:1571-7 (1999)
DOI: 10.1126/science.286.5444.1571