Lineage: Caldicellulosiruptor kristjanssonii; Caldicellulosiruptor; Thermoanaerobacterales Family III; Thermoanaerobacterales; Firmicutes; Bacteria
General Information: Country: Iceland; Environment: Hot spring; Isolation: Hot spring biomat; Iceland; Temp: Thermophile. Country:Iceland. Caldicellulosiruptor kristjanssonii is able to degrade cellulose, xylan and other complex substrates. This organism is thermophilic with a growth temperature optimum of 72 degrees C.