NC_012804:1940500 Thermococcus gammatolerans EJ3, complete genome
Host Lineage: Thermococcus gammatolerans; Thermococcus; Thermococcaceae; Thermococcales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea
General Information: Hyperthermophilic radioresistant marine archaeon. Thermococcus gammatolerans was isolated from hydrothermal vent chimneys located in the mid-Atlantic Ridge and Guyamas basin. When exposed to gamma radiation, this organism has a survival curve similar to Deinococcus radiodurans.