NC_009718:579291 Fervidobacterium nodosum Rt17-B1, complete genome
Host Lineage: Fervidobacterium nodosum; Fervidobacterium; Thermotogaceae; Thermotogales; Thermotogae; Bacteria
General Information: Fervidobacterium nodosum is a thermophilic, Gram-negative, motile, non-sporulating, glycolytic, obligately anaerobic rod that exists singly, in pairs or in chains. Fervidobacterium nodosum was isolated from a hot spring in New Zealand. Its optimal growth temperature is 65 to 70 degrees Celsius. The cellular morphology of this organism, a member of the Thermotogales, is characterized by a terminal spherical extension of the cell envelope.