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Query: NC_000917:1246806:1264202 Archaeoglobus fulgidus DSM 4304, complete genome

Start: 1264202, End: 1265347, Length: 1146

Host Lineage: Archaeoglobus fulgidus; Archaeoglobus; Archaeoglobaceae; Archaeoglobales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea

General Information: This is the type strain (DSM 4304) of the Archaeoglobales, and was isolated from a geothermally heated sea floor at Vulcano Island, Italy. Doubling time is four hours under optimal conditions. The organism is an autotrophic or organotrophic sulfate/sulfite respirer. An additional distinguishing characteristic is blue-green fluorescence at 420 nm. This bacterium is the first sulfur-metabolizing organism to have its genome sequence determined. Growth by sulfate reduction is restricted to relatively few groups of prokaryotes; all but one of these are Eubacteria, the exception being the archaeal sulfate reducers in the Archaeoglobales. These organisms are unique in that they are only distantly related to other bacterial sulfate reducers, and because they can grow at extremely high temperatures. The known Archaeoglobales are strict anaerobes, most of which are hyperthermophilic marine sulfate reducers found in hydrothermal environments. High-temperature sulfate reduction by Archaeoglobus species contributes to deep subsurface oil-well 'souring' by iron sulfide, which causes corrosion of iron and steel in oil-and gas-processing systems.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_015574:1046500:1050146105014610515431398Methanobacterium sp. SWAN-1 chromosome, complete genomeparallel beta-helix repeat protein7e-1065.5
NC_015574:1046500:1052274105227410539231650Methanobacterium sp. SWAN-1 chromosome, complete genomeparallel beta-helix repeat protein4e-0962.8
NC_018876:587094:5870945870945898112718Methanolobus psychrophilus R15 chromosome, complete genomecell surface protein1e-0757.8
NC_014002:80967:8096780967845693603Methanohalophilus mahii DSM 5219 chromosome, complete genomePKD domain containing protein1e-0551.6