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

Start: 1246806, End: 1272621, Length: 25816

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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Subject IslandStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionE-valueBit scoreVisual BLASTNVisual BLASTP
NC_000917:27050027050028812617627Archaeoglobus fulgidus DSM 4304, complete genome0682BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_015320:1399589*1399589142232722739Archaeoglobus veneficus SNP6 chromosome, complete genome0755BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_015320:409949*40994943643426486Archaeoglobus veneficus SNP6 chromosome, complete genome3e-120440BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_013894:11944581194458122196827511Thermocrinis albus DSM 14484 chromosome, complete genome6e-20107BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_014377:15461241546124157234626223Thermosediminibacter oceani DSM 16646 chromosome, complete genome8e-1383.8BLASTN svgBLASTP svg