NC_014507:982000 Methanoplanus petrolearius DSM 11571 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Methanoplanus petrolearius; Methanoplanus; Methanomicrobiaceae; Methanomicrobiales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea
General Information: Environment: Oil fields; Isolation: Offshore oil field from Gulf of Guinea; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 37C. Methanoplanus petrolearius was first isolated from an offshore oil well. This organism is a methanogen, producing methane from hydrogen and carbon dioxide.