Query: NC_015660:1918307 Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius C56-YS93 chromosome, complete Lineage: Geobacillus thermoglucosidasius; Geobacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria General Information: Temp: Hyperthermophile; Temp: 55 - 65C. The organism is able to utilizing a wide range of substrates, including pentose (C5) and hexose (C6) in agricultural waste and is tolerant to high ethanol concentrations. These properties make it an attractive candidate for bioethanol production.
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General Information: Isolation: mud in British Guyana; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 37 C; Habitat: Mud. Desulfovibrio are sulfate-reducing bacteria which reduce sulfate to sulfide found in soil, freshwater, saltwater and the intestinal tract of animals. These organisms typically grow anaerobically, although some can tolerate oxygen, and they utilize a wide variety of electron acceptors, including sulfate, sulfur, nitrate, and nitrite, as well as others. A number of toxic metals are reduced, including uranium (VI), chromium (VI) and iron (III), making these organisms of interest as bioremediators. These organisms are responsible for the production of poisonous hydrogen sulfide gas in marine sediments and in terrestrial environments such as drilling sites for petroleum products.