NC_016751:1227495 Marinitoga piezophila KA3 chromosome, complete genome
Host Lineage: Marinitoga piezophila; Marinitoga; Thermotogaceae; Thermotogales; Thermotogae; Bacteria
General Information: Country: Pacific Ocean; Environment: Deep sea, Hydrothermal vent, Marine; Isolation: deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney; Temp: Thermophile; Temp: 65C. Marinitoga piezophila was isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney at a depth of 2630 meters on the East-Pacific Rise. This organism grows best at a pressure of 40 MPa. This organism is a member of the Thermatogales and has the characteristic morphology of one or more cells contained in a sheath-like envelope which extends beyond the cell wall.