NC_013967:1289458 Haloferax volcanii DS2 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Haloferax volcanii; Haloferax; Halobacteriaceae; Halobacteriales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea
General Information: Haloferax volcanii DS2 was isolated from bottom sediments from the Dead Sea. Halophilic archaeon. This organism is similar to halobacteria and was originally classified in that genus. It has an optimum requirement for sodium chloride in the 1.7-2.5 molar which is half that generally associated with other halobacterium species.