KEGG   Deinococcus radiodurans

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T numberT00025
Org codedra
AliasesDEIRA, 243230
Full nameDeinococcus radiodurans
DefinitionDeinococcus radiodurans R1
CategoryReference genome; Type strain
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, Eisen JA, Heidelberg JF, Hickey EK, Peterson JD, Dodson RJ, Haft DH, Gwinn ML, Nelson WC, Richardson DL, et al.
    TitleGenome sequence of the radioresistant bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans R1.
    JournalScience 286:1571-7 (1999)
DOI: 10.1126/science.286.5444.1571