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Query: NC_018870:115982:137787 Thermacetogenium phaeum DSM 12270 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 137787, End: 138389, Length: 603

Host Lineage: Thermacetogenium phaeum; Thermacetogenium; Thermoanaerobacteraceae; Thermoanaerobacterales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Nitrogen fixation. Thermophilic strictly anaerobic bacterium oxidizing acetate to CO2 in syntrophic association with a methanogenic partner. Capable of growing with various substrates such as alcohols and methylated nitrogen compounds, and to reduce sulfate in the presence of acetate. Isolated from sludge of an anaerobic digester run at 58 degrees C. Thermacetogenium phaeum is a strictly anaerobic, homoacetogenic bacterium. It is exceptional because it can use the homoacetogenic Wood-Ljungdahl (CO- dehydrogenase) pathway both for acetate formation and acetate oxidation. Acetate oxidation is possible only in syntrophic cooperation with a methanogenic partner which maintains a low hydrogen and/or formate concentration in the coculture. With this, the bacterium operates close to the thermodynamic equilibrium of substrate conversion, similar to other syntrophically fermenting bacteria such as Syntrophomonas wolfei the genomes of which have been sequenced as well in the recent past.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_010424:697187:720767720767721591825Candidatus Desulforudis audaxviator MP104C, complete genomeProtein of unknown function DUF16709e-32136
NC_018870:115982:1347161347161359061191Thermacetogenium phaeum DSM 12270 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein8e-29126
NC_003552:4714457:475081447508144751563750Methanosarcina acetivorans C2A, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-2098.6
NC_003552:4714457:475155147515514752396846Methanosarcina acetivorans C2A, complete genomehypothetical protein6e-1477.4
NC_018870:115982:1336971336971347191023Thermacetogenium phaeum DSM 12270 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-1168.9