Query: NC_007503:1111457 Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Z-2901, complete genome Lineage: Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans; Carboxydothermus; Thermoanaerobacteraceae; Thermoanaerobacterales; Firmicutes; Bacteria General Information: This strain was isolated from a hot swamp from Kunashir Island, Russia. Carbon monoxide utilizing bacterium. This organism is extremely thermophilic and can utilize carbon monoxide as the sole carbon and energy source under anaerobic conditions with the production of carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas.
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General Information: Isolated in 1989 from the leaf surface of a sugar beet plant grown at the University Farm, Wytham, Oxford, UK. Bacteria belonging to the Pseudomonas group are common inhabitants of soil and water and can also be found on the surfaces of plants and animals. Pseudomonas bacteria are found in nature in a biofilm or in planktonic form. Pseudomonas bacteria are renowned for their metabolic versatility as they can grow under a variety of growth conditions and do not need any organic growth factors. This organism is a nonpathogenic saprophyte which inhabits soil, water and plant surface environments. If iron is in low supply, it produces a soluble, greenish fluorescent pigment, which is how it was named. As these environmentally versatile bacteria possess the ability to degrade (at least partially) multiple different pollutants, they are studied in their use as bioremediants.