Query: NC_013939:420500 Deferribacter desulfuricans SSM1, complete genome Lineage: Deferribacter desulfuricans; Deferribacter; Deferribacteraceae; Deferribacterales; Deferribacteres; Bacteria General Information: Thermophilic sulphur-reducing bacterium. Isolated from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney at the Suiyo Seamount in the Izu-Bonin Arc, Japan. Deferribacter desulfuricans is an anaerobic, heterotrophic thermophile. It is a strictly anaerobic heterotroph capable of using complex organic compounds, ethanol and various organic acids as energy and carbon sources. Elemental sulfur, nitrate or arsenate was required for growth as an electron acceptor.
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General Information: This organism is a benign saccharolytic and proteolytic soil bacterium capable of producing a number of organic solvents (solventogenic bacterium) through fermentation of various organic compounds. The first strains of C. acetobutyricum were isolated by Chaim Weizman during the World War I and used to develop industrial starch-based acetone, butanol and ethanol fermentation processes.