Complete genome sequence of Ferroglobus placidus AEDII12DO

Iain J. Anderson, Carla Risso, Dawn Holmes, Susan Lucas, Alex Copeland, Alla Lapidus, Jan-Fang Cheng, David Bruce, Lynne Goodwin, Sam Pitluck, Elizabeth Saunders, Thomas Brettin, John C. Detter, Cliff Han, Roxanne Tapia, Frank Larimer, Miriam Land, Loren Hauser, Tanja Woyke, Derek Lovley, Nikos C. Kyrpides, Natalia Ivanova


Ferroglobus placidus belongs to the order Archaeoglobales within the archaeal phylum Euryarchaeota. Strain AEDII12DO is the type strain of the species and was isolated from a shallow marine hydrothermal system at Vulcano, Italy. It is a hyperthermophilic, anaerobic chemolithoautotroph, but it can also use a variety of aromatic compounds as electron donors. Here we describe the features of this organism together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. The 2,196,266 bp genome with its 2,567 protein-coding and 55 RNA genes was sequenced as part of a DOE Joint Genome Institute Laboratory Sequencing Program (LSP) project.



Archaea; Euryarchaeota; Archaeoglobales

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