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Query: NC_018870:2479114:2483539 Thermacetogenium phaeum DSM 12270 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 2483539, End: 2484432, Length: 894

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_012032:3110134:312474131247413125661921Chloroflexus sp. Y-400-fl, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-49197
NC_010175:3115021:312962831296283130548921Chloroflexus aurantiacus J-10-fl, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-49197
NC_009523:1746725:176198917619891762894906Roseiflexus sp. RS-1 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-33142
NC_009972:791702:797949797949798803855Herpetosiphon aurantiacus ATCC 23779 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-31135