KEGG   Methanocaldococcus jannaschii

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T numberT00003
Org codemja
AliasesMETJA, 243232
Full nameMethanocaldococcus jannaschii
DefinitionMethanocaldococcus jannaschii DSM 2661
TaxonomyTAX: 243232
    LineageArchaea; Euryarchaeota; Methanomada group; Methanococci; Methanococcales; Methanocaldococcaceae; Methanocaldococcus
Data sourceGenBank (Assembly: GCA_000091665.1)
BioProject: 102
KeywordsAutotrophic methanogen
CommentAutotrophic and strict anaerobe.
Produces methane.
Grows at pressures of up to more than 200 atm and at an optimum temperature of near 85 deg C.
Originally isolated from a sediment sample collected from the sea floor surface at the base of a 2600-m-deep "white smoker" chimney on the East Pacific Rise.
    SequenceGB: L77117
PlasmidECL; Circular
    SequenceGB: L77118
PlasmidECS; Circular
    SequenceGB: L77119
StatisticsNumber of nucleotides: 1739927
Number of protein genes: 1770
Number of RNA genes: 43
ReferencePMID: 8688087
    AuthorsBult CJ et al.
    TitleComplete genome sequence of the methanogenic archaeon, Methanococcus jannaschii.
    JournalScience 273:1058-73 (1996)
DOI: 10.1126/science.273.5278.1058