Query: NC_015435:354837 Metallosphaera cuprina Ar-4 chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Metallosphaera cuprina; Metallosphaera; Sulfolobaceae; Sulfolobales; Crenarchaeota; Archaea General Information: This strain is new species of the genus Metallosphaera that was isolated from the muddy water of a sulfuric hot spring in Yunnan province, China.
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General Information: Sulfolobus acidocaldarius DSM 639 was isolated from and acidic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park. Extreme thermoacidophilic sulfur-oxidizing archaeon. This organsim is an extreme thermoacidophilic, sulfur-oxidizing archaeon commonly found in hot springs growing at very high temperatures. This obligate aerobe is immotile and grows at a temperature of 55-85 degrees C with optimal growth at 70-75 degrees C. The pH for growth is 1-6 with an optimum pH 2-3.