Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_012726:1751713 Sulfolobus islandicus M.16.4 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Sulfolobus islandicus; Sulfolobus; Sulfolobaceae; Sulfolobales; Crenarchaeota; Archaea

General Information: This strain (also called Kamchatka #3) was isolated from a hot spring on the Kamchatka Penninsula, in the Russian Far East. Hyperthermophilic acidophilic sulfur-metabolizing archeon. Sulfolobus islandicus is a thermo-acidophilic archeae commonly identified in hot, acidic sulfur springs. This organism can grow both chemoautotrophically, using sulfur or hydrogen sulfide, and heterotrophically. S. islandicus can play host to a number of plasmids and viruses which may be useful in developing tools for genetic analysis. In addition, Sulfolobus islandicus isolates from different areas in Russia, Iceland, and the United States have been shown to be genetically distinct from each other making this organism useful for comparative analysis.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_015931:71361 Pyrolobus fumarii 1A, complete genome

Lineage: Pyrolobus fumarii; Pyrolobus; Pyrodictiaceae; Desulfurococcales; Crenarchaeota; Archaea

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.