Query: NC_009523:2769154 Roseiflexus sp. RS-1 chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Roseiflexus; Roseiflexus; Chloroflexaceae; Chloroflexales; Chloroflexi; Bacteria General Information: Roseiflexus sp. RS-1 was isolated from a hot spring microbial mat from Octopus Spring in Yellowstone National Park, USA at 60 degrees C. Anoxygenic photosynthesis, Carbon fixation, Nitrogen fixation.
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General Information: This organism was isolated from a calcereous (chalky) rock in Switzerland. Photosynthetic bacterium. This organism is an obligate photoautotroph that lacks thylakoid membranes and probably has its photosynthetic machinery in the cytoplasmic membrane with various components exposed to the periplasm whereas in other cyanobacteria the components are situated in the thylakoid membrane and are exposed to the cytoplasm. This unusual arrangement may be due to the lack of various fatty acids that are found in the thylakoid membrane in other cyanobacteria. It has been predicted that this organism was one of the earliest to diverge from the cyanobacterial line.