Query: NC_015942:2293455 Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans SS3 chromosome, complete genome Lineage: Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans; Acidithiobacillus; Acidithiobacillaceae; Acidithiobacillales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Isolation: Norilsk, Russia; Temp: Psychrotolerant. This organism is an acidophilic bacterium able to grow at a pH as low as 1.9 (optimum pH of 2.5). This bacterium is able to grow using sulfur and ferrous iron as electron donors.
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General Information: Isolated from freshwater sulfide-rich mud of a waterway near Kameno river, Wakayama, in Japan. This organism is a sulfate-reducing delta proteobacterium which synthesizes intracellular magnetite particles. Desulfovibrio magneticus produces irregular, membrane-bound magnetite particles, unlike other magnetite-producing bacteria which contain crystalline magnetite in the cytoplasm. Desulfovibrio magneticus does not migrate along a magnetic field but swims randomly.