Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_013894:672840 Thermocrinis albus DSM 14484 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Thermocrinis albus; Thermocrinis; Aquificaceae; Aquificales; Aquificae; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: whitisch steamers of the Hveragerthi area; Country: Iceland; Temp: Hyperthermophile; Temp: 80C; Habitat: Fresh water, Hot spring. Filament-forming thermophile. Thermocrinis albus can be isolated from sulfur-rich hot springs. In an environment with a continuous flow this organism becomes filamentous, forming long white streamers.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_011901:1122357 Thioalkalivibrio sulfidophilus HL-EbGr7 chromosome, complete

Lineage: Thioalkalivibrio sulfidophilus; Thioalkalivibrio; Ectothiorhodospiraceae; Chromatiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Obligately chemolithoautotrophic, haloalkaliphilic, mesophilic, microaerophilic and sulfur-oxidizing bacterium. Uses CO2 as a carbon source and reduced inorganic sulfur compounds as an energy source. Utilizes ammonium and urea, but not nitrate or nitrite, as a N-source. Isolated from a full-scale Thiopaq bioreactor in the Netherlands used to remove H2S from biogas. Thioalkalivibrio species are commonly isolated from soda lakes and tend to dominate the microbial community of hypersaline soda lakes. These organisms have a pH optimum of 10 and are able to oxidize hydrogen sulfide to elemental sulfur. Thioalkalivibrio species have also been isolated from sulfide oxidizing bioreactors which remove sulfide from refinery and natural gas.