Query: NC_007355:4358074 Methanosarcina barkeri str. fusaro chromosome 1, complete sequence Lineage: Methanosarcina barkeri; Methanosarcina; Methanosarcinaceae; Methanosarcinales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea General Information: Methanosarcina barkeri strain Fusaro was isolated from mud samples taken from the freshwater lake, Lago del Fusaro near Naples, Italy. This organism is a strictly anaerobic, non-motile, methane-producing archaeon and has been found in marine mud, rumens of ungulates, lagoons polluted with animal waste and sludge from anaerobic sewage digestors.
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General Information: Methanosaeta, the predominant methane producer on earth, has received little attention in recent years due to its slow growth and difficulties in culturing. Therefore, the genome sequence is a valuable source of information about this microbe and offers the most tractable approach to understanding its physiology. Furthermore, the genome sequence of Methanosaeta concilii GP-6 significantly increases our knowledge of the role of acetate-utilizing methanoarchaea in the global carbon cycle, and also allows for a more complete comparative genomics analysis of methanogenic archaea as now both genera of aceticlastic methanoarchaea are now represented.