PROJECT INFORMATION
GOLD Project ID
Gp0001305  
Project Name
Thermococcus sp. AM4  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
11209  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi01465, Gc01998  
NCBI BioProject Name Thermococcus sp. AM4
NCBI BioProject ID 19381
NCBI BioProject Accession PRJNA19381
NCBI Locus Tag
TAM4  
NCBI BioSample Accession
PI
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2007-11-27
Last Modified By Jon Bertsch on 2014-04-08
Project Comments
  
Project Status
Complete and Published  
Project Relevance Marine Microbial Initiative (MMI)
Environmental
Sequencing Center J. Craig Venter Institute (JCVI) (USA)
Collaborating Institute University of California, San Diego (USA)
Funding Agency Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Marine Microbiology Initiative (USA)
Project Description
Thermococcus is extremely abundant in vent environments and this particular species and strain has the amazing ability to get its carbon and energy from carbon monoxide oxidation, resulting in hydrogen production.  
Project Information Visibility Public
PROJECT TYPE
Specimen Organism
Nucleic Acid DNA
Sequencing Strategy
Whole Genome Sequencing  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
Project Information Information
Database
  
Genome Publications Journal of bacteriology 193(24):7019-20 Complete genome sequence of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus sp. strain AM4, capable of organotrophic growth and growth at the expense of hydrogenogenic or sulfidogenic oxidation of carbon monoxide.
Other Publications
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Study Thermococcus sp. AM4
Analysis Projects Thermococcus sp. AM4
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)
  
Library Method (MIGS-28)
  
Number Of Reads
  
Read Size
  
Vector
  
GC Percent
55  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0001305
Organism Name
Thermococcus sp. AM4  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
ARCHAEAL  
Phylogeny
EURYARCHAEOTA-THERMOCOCCI  
Genus
Thermococcus  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Thermococcus sp. AM4  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
AM4  
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 246969
NCBI Superkingdom
Archaea  
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Euryarchaeota  
NCBI Class
Thermococci  
NCBI Order
Thermococcales  
NCBI Family
Thermococcaceae  
NCBI Genus
Thermococcus  
NCBI Species
Thermococcus sp. AM4  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Environmental  
Ecosystem Category
Aquatic  
Ecosystem Type
Marine  
Ecosystem Subtype
Unclassified  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID
Genbank 16S ID
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
Anaerobe  
Cell Shape
Coccus-shaped  
Motility
Motile  
Sporulation
Nonsporulating  
Temperature Range
Thermophile  
Temperature Optimum
  
Salinity
  
pH
  
Cell Diameter
  
Cell Length
  
Color
  
Gram Staining
Gram-  
Biotic Relationships Free living
Symbiotic Physical Interaction
  
Symbiotic Relationship
  
Symbiont Name
  
Symbiont Taxon ID
  
Cell Arrangements
  
Diseases None
Known Habitats Marine
Hydrothermal vent
Deep sea
Metabolisms
  
Phenotypes
  
Energy Sources
  

 

 

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