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: This organism is a benign saccharolytic and proteolytic soil bacterium capable of producing a number of organic solvents (solventogenic bacterium) through fermentation of various organic compounds. The first strains of C. acetobutyricum were isolated by Chaim Weizman during the World War I and used to develop industrial starch-based acetone, butanol and ethanol fermentation processes.