KEGG   Ignicoccus hospitalis

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T numberT00587
Org codeiho
AliasesIGNH4, 453591
Full nameIgnicoccus hospitalis
DefinitionIgnicoccus hospitalis KIN4/I
TaxonomyTAX: 453591
    LineageArchaea; Crenarchaeota; Thermoprotei; Desulfurococcales; Desulfurococcaceae; Ignicoccus
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000017945.1)
BioProject: 13914
Original DBJGI
CommentObligate anaerobe.
Specific host for Nanoarchaeum equitans.
Ignicoccus species have a chemoautotrophic metabolism that couples CO2 fixation with sulfur respiration using molecular hydrogen in high temperature hydrothermal vent systems.
    SequenceGB: CP000816
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1297538
Number of protein genes: 1434
Number of RNA genes: 50
ReferencePMID: 19000309
    AuthorsPodar M, Anderson I, Makarova KS, Elkins JG, Ivanova N, Wall MA, Lykidis A, Mavromatis K, Sun H, Hudson ME, et al.
    TitleA genomic analysis of the archaeal system Ignicoccus hospitalis-Nanoarchaeum equitans.
    JournalGenome Biol 9:R158 (2008)
DOI: 10.1186/gb-2008-9-11-r158