KEGG   Methanothermobacter thermautotrophicus

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T numberT00009
Org codemth
AliasesMETTH, 187420
Full nameMethanothermobacter thermautotrophicus
DefinitionMethanothermobacter thermautotrophicus Delta H
CategoryReference genome; Type strain
TaxonomyTAX: 187420
    LineageArchaea; Euryarchaeota; Methanomada group; Methanobacteria; Methanobacteriales; Methanobacteriaceae; Methanothermobacter
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000008645.1)
BioProject: 289
KeywordsAutotrophic methanogen
CommentLithoautotrophic, thermophilic archaeon.
Conserves energy by using H2 to reduce CO2 to CH4 and synthesizes all of its cellular components from these same gaseous substrates plus N2 or NH4+ and inorganic salts.
Isolated in 1971 from sewage sludge in Urbana, Illinois.
    SequenceGB: AE000666
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1751377
Number of protein genes: 1869
Number of RNA genes: 47
ReferencePMID: 9371463
    AuthorsSmith DR, Doucette-Stamm LA, Deloughery C, Lee H, Dubois J, Aldredge T, Bashirzadeh R, Blakely D, Cook R, Gilbert K, et al.
    TitleComplete genome sequence of Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum deltaH: functional analysis and comparative genomics.
    JournalJ Bacteriol 179:7135-55 (1997)
DOI: 10.1128/JB.179.22.7135-7155.1997