PROJECT NAME
GOLD Project ID
Gp0000367  
Project Name
Methanococcoides burtonii DSM 6242  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
10320  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi00354, Gc00366  
NCBI BioProject Name Methanococcoides burtonii DSM 6242
NCBI BioProject ID 9634
NCBI BioProject Accession
PRJNA9634  
NCBI Locus Tag
Mbur  
NCBI BioSample Accession
SAMN02598545  
PI Rick Cavicchioli
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2007-11-27
Last Modified By Jon Bertsch on 2014-04-08
Project Comments
  
PROJECT TYPE
Specimen Organism
Nucleic Acid DNA
Sequencing Strategy
Whole Genome Sequencing  
PROJECT INFORMATION
Project Status
Complete and Published  
Project Relevance Biotechnological
Carbon cycle
Energy production
Sequencing Center DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) (USA)
Collaborating Institute University of Maryland (USA)
Funding Agency U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (USA)
Project Description
Psychrotolerant methanogenic archeon  
Project Information Visibility
Public  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
JGI Portal Download Raw Sequence Data
Project Information Entrez
ArchaeaWeb
Taxonomy
Database
  
Genome Publications The ISME journal 3(9):1012-35 The genome sequence of the psychrophilic archaeon, Methanococcoides burtonii: the role of genome evolution in cold adaptation.
Other Publications
  
Isolation Publications
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Studies Methanococcoides burtonii DSM 6242
Analysis Projects Methanococcoides burtonii DSM 6242
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality (MIGS-31) Level 6: Finished
Finishing Goal Level 6: Finished
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology (MIGS-29) Sanger
Library Method (MIGS-28)
  
Number Of Reads
  
Read Size
  
Vector
  
GC Percent
41  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0000367
Organism Name
Methanococcoides burtonii DSM 6242  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
ARCHAEAL  
Phylogeny
EURYARCHAEOTA-METHANOMICROBIA  
Genus
Methanococcoides  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Methanococcoides burtonii  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
DSM 6242  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
DSM 6242  
Type Strain
Yes  
Exemplar DOI
10.1601/ex.242  
Exemplar Name
Methanococcoides burtonii  
Taxon DOI
10.1601/tx.242  
Biosafety Level
1  
Organism Comments
  
Cultured
Yes  
Culture Type
Isolate  
Organism Type
Natural  
Uncultured Type
  
Commercial Strain
  
Commercial Strain Comments
  
ORGANISM TAXONOMY
NCBI Taxonomy ID 259564
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Euryarchaeota  
NCBI Class
Methanomicrobia  
NCBI Order
Methanosarcinales  
NCBI Family
Methanosarcinaceae  
NCBI Genus
Methanococcoides  
NCBI Species
Methanococcoides burtonii  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Environmental  
Ecosystem Category
Aquatic  
Ecosystem Type
Freshwater  
Ecosystem Subtype
Lentic  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID 159855
Genbank 16S ID X65537
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
Anaerobe  
Cell Shape
  
Motility
Motile  
Sporulation
Nonsporulating  
Temperature Range
Psychrophile  
Temperature Optimum
23.4C  
Salinity
  
pH
  
Cell Diameter
  
Cell Length
  
Color
  
Gram Staining
Gram-  
Biotic Relationships
ID 3
Term Free living
Symbiotic Physical Interaction
  
Symbiotic Relationship
  
Symbiont Name
  
Symbiont Taxon ID
  
Cell Arrangements
  
Diseases None
Known Habitats Antarctic
Aquatic
Fresh water
Metabolisms Methanogen
Phenotypes
  
Energy Sources Lithotroph

 

 

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