Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_000917:1246806 Archaeoglobus fulgidus DSM 4304, complete genome

Lineage: Archaeoglobus fulgidus; Archaeoglobus; Archaeoglobaceae; Archaeoglobales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea

General Information: This is the type strain (DSM 4304) of the Archaeoglobales, and was isolated from a geothermally heated sea floor at Vulcano Island, Italy. Doubling time is four hours under optimal conditions. The organism is an autotrophic or organotrophic sulfate/sulfite respirer. An additional distinguishing characteristic is blue-green fluorescence at 420 nm. This bacterium is the first sulfur-metabolizing organism to have its genome sequence determined. Growth by sulfate reduction is restricted to relatively few groups of prokaryotes; all but one of these are Eubacteria, the exception being the archaeal sulfate reducers in the Archaeoglobales. These organisms are unique in that they are only distantly related to other bacterial sulfate reducers, and because they can grow at extremely high temperatures. The known Archaeoglobales are strict anaerobes, most of which are hyperthermophilic marine sulfate reducers found in hydrothermal environments. High-temperature sulfate reduction by Archaeoglobus species contributes to deep subsurface oil-well 'souring' by iron sulfide, which causes corrosion of iron and steel in oil-and gas-processing systems.

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Subject: NC_015320:409949 Archaeoglobus veneficus SNP6 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Archaeoglobus veneficus; Archaeoglobus; Archaeoglobaceae; Archaeoglobales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea

General Information: Environment: Deep sea, Marine; Isolation: Black smoker wall, 3500m depth; Temp: Hyperthermophile; Temp: 75C; Country: Atlantic Ocean: Mid-Atlantic Ridge. This is a facultative chemolithoautotrophic hyperthermophilic sulfite reducer, isolated from abyssal black smokers.