Query: NC_010831:173499 Chlorobium phaeobacteroides BS1, complete genome Lineage: Chlorobium phaeobacteroides; Chlorobium; Chlorobiaceae; Chlorobiales; Chlorobi; Bacteria General Information: Photosynthetic microorganism. This species contains several carotenoids, predominated by isorenieratene and beta-isorenieratene. These are necessary for light harvesting and photoprotection, which are important functions in photosynthesis. This species demonstrates a novel type of carotenoid-mediated photoadaptation induced by the change of theta-end and beta-end carotenoid groups, under various light intensities.
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General Information: Isolation: Neutral volcanic hot spring; Temp: Thermophile; Temp: 70C; Habitat: Fresh water, Hot spring. This organism is a thermophilic chemoautotroph able to grow by nitrate ammonification or by sulfate and sulfur reduction. It was isolated from a neutral volcanic hot spring.