PROJECT INFORMATION
GOLD Project ID
Gp0000935  
Project Name
Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus 5a2  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
10826  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi01564, Gc00817  
NCBI BioProject Name Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus 5a2
NCBI BioProject ID 19981
NCBI BioProject Accession PRJNA19981
NCBI Locus Tag
Aasi  
NCBI BioSample Accession SAMN00000287
PI Horn
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2007-11-27
Last Modified By JGI automated process on 2014-03-26
Project Comments
  
Project Status
Complete and Published  
Project Relevance Evolution
Biotechnological
Ecological
Sequencing Center DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) (USA)
Collaborating Institute University of Vienna (Austria)
Funding Agency U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (USA)
Project Description
Obligate symbiont of a free-living amoeba  
Project Information Visibility Public
PROJECT TYPE
Specimen Organism
Nucleic Acid DNA
Sequencing Strategy
Whole Genome Sequencing  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
JGI Portal Download Raw Sequence Data
Project Information Taxonomy
Information
Entrez
Database
  
Genome Publications Journal of bacteriology 192(4):1045-57 The genome of the amoeba symbiont Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus reveals common mechanisms for host cell interaction among amoeba-associated bacteria.
Other Publications
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Study The genomes of the symbionts Cand. Amoebophilus asiaticus, and Cand. Cardinium hertigii -- Illuminating evolution of symbiosis and host manipulation in the phylum Bacteroidetes , CSP_776895
Analysis Projects Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus 5a2
Number of Analysis Projects 1
Number of DAPs
0  
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality (MIGS-31) Level 6: Finished
Finishing Goal
  
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology (MIGS-29) 454 GS20
Library Method (MIGS-28)
8kb, fosmid 40kb, 454 pyrosequencing library  
Number Of Reads
  
Read Size
  
Vector
  
GC Percent
35  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0000935
Organism Name
Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus 5a2  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
BACTERIAL  
Phylogeny
BACTEROIDETES  
Genus
  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus 5a2  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
5a2  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
  
Type Strain
Unknown  
Exemplar DOI
  
Exemplar Name
  
Taxon DOI
  
Biosafety Level
  
Organism Comments
  
Cultured
Yes  
Culture Type
Isolate  
Organism Type
Natural  
Uncultured Type
  
Commercial Strain
  
Commercial Strain Comments
  
ORGANISM TAXONOMY
NCBI Taxonomy ID 452471
NCBI Superkingdom
Bacteria  
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Bacteroidetes  
NCBI Class
Cytophagia  
NCBI Order
Cytophagales  
NCBI Family
Amoebophilaceae  
NCBI Genus
Candidatus Amoebophilus  
NCBI Species
Candidatus Amoebophilus asiaticus  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
  
Ecosystem Category
  
Ecosystem Type
  
Ecosystem Subtype
  
Specific Ecosystem
  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID
Genbank 16S ID
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
  
Cell Shape
Rod-shaped  
Motility
  
Sporulation
  
Temperature Range
Mesophile  
Temperature Optimum
  
Salinity
  
pH
  
Cell Diameter
  
Cell Length
  
Color
  
Gram Staining
Gram-  
Biotic Relationships Free living
Symbiotic Physical Interaction
  
Symbiotic Relationship
  
Symbiont Name
Acanthamoeba sp.  
Symbiont Taxon ID
  
Cell Arrangements
  
Diseases None
Known Habitats Host
Metabolisms Sulfur oxidizer
Phenotypes Symbiotic
Energy Sources
  

 

 

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