Query: NC_014109:393500 Candidatus Riesia pediculicola USDA chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Riesia pediculicola; Riesia; Enterobacteriaceae; Enterobacteriales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Riesia pediculicola is a bacterial symbiont of the human body louse Pediculus humanus. This organism is associated with the stomach disc in the louse and is essential for the survival and growth of the host.
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General Information: This strain was isolated from chicken yard waste and is studied for its ability to produce ethanol. This acetogenic species has the ability to convert carbon monoxide into ethanol. The yield of this process has been increased substantially in the laboratory by using a dual-fermentation system. A methanogenic conversion step has also been designed for utilizing some of the waste products generated during the synthetic process.