NC_009635:800000 Methanococcus aeolicus Nankai-3 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Methanococcus aeolicus; Methanococcus; Methanococcaceae; Methanococcales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea
General Information: Anaerobic methane-producing archeon. Methanococcus aeolicus was isolated from deep marine sediment from the Nankai Trough off the coast of Japan. This organism is a methanogen, able to use hydrogen or formate to reduce CO2.