Query: NC_014964:557910 Thermoanaerobacter brockii subsp. finnii Ako-1 chromosome, complete Lineage: Thermoanaerobacter brockii; Thermoanaerobacter; Thermoanaerobacteraceae; Thermoanaerobacterales; Firmicutes; Bacteria General Information: Isolation: Lake sediment; Africa, Lake Kivu; Temp: Thermophile; Temp: 65C. Thermoanaerobacter brockii is a thermophilic gram positive anaerobe that has been isolated from lake sediment, oil wells and hot springs. This organism ferments hexoses and pyruvate and can reduce thiosulfate to hydrogen sulfide.
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General Information: This strain was isolated from chicken yard waste and is studied for its ability to produce ethanol. This acetogenic species has the ability to convert carbon monoxide into ethanol. The yield of this process has been increased substantially in the laboratory by using a dual-fermentation system. A methanogenic conversion step has also been designed for utilizing some of the waste products generated during the synthetic process.