Complete genome sequence of Archaeoglobus profundus type strain (AV18T)

Mathias von Jan, Alla Lapidus, Tijana Glavina Del Rio, Alex Copeland, Hope Tice, Jan-Fang Cheng, Susan Lucas, Feng Chen, Matt Nolan, Lynne Goodwin, Cliff Han, Sam Pitluck, Konstantinos liolios, Natalia Ivanova, Konstantinos Mavromatis, Galina Ovchinnikova, Olga Chertkov, Amrita Pati, Amy Chen, Krishna Palaniappan, Miriam Land, Loren Hauser, Yun-Juan Chang, Cynthia D. Jeffries, Elizabeth Saunders, Thomas Brettin, John C. Detter, Patrick Chain, Konrad Eichinger, Harald Huber, Stefan Spring, Manfred Rohde, Markus Göker, Reinhard Wirth, Tanja Woyke, James Bristow, Jonathan A. Eisen, Victor Markowitz, Philip Hugenholtz, Nikos C. Kyrpides, Hans-Peter Klenk

Abstract


Archaeoglobus profundus (Burggraf et al. 1990) is a hyperthermophilic archaeon in the euryarchaeal class Archaeoglobi, which is currently represented by six validly named species and two taxonomically challenged 'Geoglobus' strains, all belonging to the same family Archaeoglobaceae. All members were isolated from marine hydrothermal habitats and are obligate anaerobes. Here we describe the features of the organism, together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. This is the second completed genome sequence of a member of the class Archaeoglobi. The 1,563,423 bp genome with its 1,858 protein-coding and 52 RNA genes is a part of the Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea project.

doi:10.4056/sigs.942153


Keywords


hyperthermophilic, marine, strictly anaerobic, sulfate respiration, hydrogen utilization, hydrothermal systems, Archaeoglobaceae, GEBA

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