Query: NC_000961:1727638 Pyrococcus horikoshii OT3, complete genome Lineage: Pyrococcus horikoshii; Pyrococcus; Thermococcaceae; Thermococcales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea General Information: This organism was isolated from a hydrothermal vent at Okinawa Trough in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 1395 m. This organism is an obligate anaerobic, hyperthermophilic archaeon. Growth occurs at 80-102 degrees C with optimal growth at 98 degrees C and a pH of 7.0. Presence of elemental sulfur has been found to greatly stimulate growth.
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General Information: Environment: Deep sea, Hydrothermal vent, Marine; Isolation: Hydrothermally heated black smoker wall; Temp: Hyperthermophile; Temp: 106C. Pyrolobus fumarii is an obligate chemolithotroph, gaining energy from the oxidation of hydrogen. This organism can grow at temperatures as high as 113 degrees C.