PROJECT NAME
GOLD Project ID
Gp0001186  
Project Name
Acidaminococcus fermentans VR4, DSM 20731  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
11073  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi02319, Gc01187  
NCBI BioProject Name Acidaminococcus fermentans DSM 20731
NCBI BioProject ID 33685
NCBI BioProject Accession
PRJNA33685  
NCBI Locus Tag
Acfer  
NCBI BioSample Accession
SAMN02598507  
PI Jonathan Eisen
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 GEBA
Tree of Life
Sequencing Center DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) (USA)
Collaborating Institute Leibniz Institute (Germany)
Funding Agency Leibniz Institute (Germany)
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (USA)
Project Description
Amino acid utilizing bacterium  
Project Information Visibility
Public  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
JGI Portal Download Raw Sequence Data
Project Information Isolation
Database
  
Genome Publications Standards in genomic sciences 3(1):14-Jan Complete genome sequence of Acidaminococcus fermentans type strain (VR4).
Other Publications
  
Isolation Publications
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Studies A Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea (GEBA)
Analysis Projects Acidaminococcus fermentans VR4, DSM 20731
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality (MIGS-31) Level 6: Finished
Finishing Goal
  
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology (MIGS-29) 454-GS-FLX
Illumina
Sanger
Library Method (MIGS-28)
8Kb, 454, Illumina  
Number Of Reads
22991 Sanger, 557705 pyrosequencing  
Read Size
  
Vector
pMCL200  
GC Percent
56  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0001186
Organism Name
Acidaminococcus fermentans VR4, DSM 20731  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
BACTERIAL  
Phylogeny
FIRMICUTES  
Genus
Acidaminococcus  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Acidaminococcus fermentans  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
VR4, DSM 20731  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
DSM 20731  
Type Strain
Yes  
Exemplar DOI
10.1601/ex.4374  
Exemplar Name
Acidaminococcus fermentans  
Taxon DOI
10.1601/tx.4374  
Biosafety Level
2  
Organism Comments
  
Cultured
Yes  
Culture Type
Isolate  
Organism Type
Natural  
Uncultured Type
  
Commercial Strain
  
Commercial Strain Comments
  
ORGANISM TAXONOMY
NCBI Taxonomy ID 591001
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Firmicutes  
NCBI Class
Negativicutes  
NCBI Order
Acidaminococcales  
NCBI Family
Acidaminococcaceae  
NCBI Genus
Acidaminococcus  
NCBI Species
Acidaminococcus fermentans  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Host-associated  
Ecosystem Category
Animal  
Ecosystem Type
Digestive system  
Ecosystem Subtype
Unclassified  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID 120031
Genbank 16S ID X78017
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
Anaerobe  
Cell Shape
Coccus-shaped  
Motility
Nonmotile  
Sporulation
Nonsporulating  
Temperature Range
Mesophile  
Temperature Optimum
37  
Salinity
  
pH
7  
Cell Diameter
0.6 - 1.0 um  
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 Host
Pig
Metabolisms
  
Phenotypes
  
Energy Sources
  
CYANOBACTERIA METADATA
Filaments
  
Filament Type
  
Differentiated Cells
  
Position Of Heterocysts
  
Cysts
  
Mode Of Reproduction
  
Trichome
  
Trichome Type
  
Carotenoids
  
Pigments
  
Phage Infectivity
  
Phage Type
  
Restriction Enzyme
  
Toxin Production
  
Toxin Type
  
Secondary Metabolites
  
Developmental Cycle
  
Branching
  
Gas Vesicles
  
Gas Vesicle Type
  
Diagnostic Inclusion Body Information
  
Extracellular Structures
  
Bloom Forming
  
Pigment Type
  
Complementary chromatic adaptation (CCA)
  
Medium Types
  

 

 

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