Query: NC_015518:585816 Acidianus hospitalis W1 chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Acidianus hospitalis; Acidianus; Sulfolobaceae; Sulfolobales; Crenarchaeota; Archaea General Information: Chemolithoautotrophic and facultatively anaerobic acidothermophile. The Acidianus genus consists of acidothermophiles which grow optimally and slowly in the temperature range 65–95 degrees C and at pH 2–4 and belongs to the order Sulfolobales.
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General Information: This organism was isolated from the sea floor of a solfataric (volcanic area that gives off gas) environment with temperatures up to 112 degrees C at a depth of 9 m, off the shore of Sao Miguel Island, Azores. Hyperthermophilic sulfur-reducing archaeon. This bacterium is an extreme hyperthermophilic, anaerobic, sulfur-reducing archaeon. Grows optimally at 95-106 degress C, with a NaCl concentration of 17 g/l and a pH of 7.0.