NC_007355:729498 Methanosarcina barkeri str. fusaro chromosome 1, complete sequence
Host Lineage: Methanosarcina barkeri; Methanosarcina; Methanosarcinaceae; Methanosarcinales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea
General Information: Methanosarcina barkeri strain Fusaro was isolated from mud samples taken from the freshwater lake, Lago del Fusaro near Naples, Italy. This organism is a strictly anaerobic, non-motile, methane-producing archaeon and has been found in marine mud, rumens of ungulates, lagoons polluted with animal waste and sludge from anaerobic sewage digestors.