PROJECT NAME
GOLD Project ID
Gp0003651  
Project Name
Spirochaeta africana Z-7692, DSM 8902  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
13517  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi02936, Gc02193  
NCBI BioProject Name Spirochaeta africana DSM 8902
NCBI BioProject ID 52939
NCBI BioProject Accession
PRJNA52939  
NCBI Locus Tag
SPIAF  
NCBI BioSample Accession
SAMN02232053  
PI Jonathan Eisen
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2008-01-19
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 U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (USA)
Project Description
This strain is part of the GEBA (A Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea) project.  
Project Information Visibility
Public  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
JGI Portal Download Raw Sequence Data
Project Information GEBA
Isolation
Database
  
Genome Publications Standards in genomic sciences 8(2):165-76 Complete genome sequence of the halophilic bacterium Spirochaeta africana type strain (Z-7692(T)) from the alkaline Lake Magadi in the East African Rift.
Other Publications
  
Isolation Publications
  
NCBI SRA ID
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Studies A Genomic Encyclopedia of Bacteria and Archaea (GEBA)
Analysis Projects Spirochaeta africana Z-7692, DSM 8902
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality (MIGS-31) Level 6: Finished
Finishing Goal
  
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology (MIGS-29) 454-GS-FLX-Titanium
Illumina HiSeq 2000
Library Method (MIGS-28)
  
Number Of Reads
  
Read Size
  
Vector
  
GC Percent
58  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0003651
Organism Name
Spirochaeta africana Z-7692, DSM 8902  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
BACTERIAL  
Phylogeny
SPIROCHAETES  
Genus
Spirochaeta  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Spirochaeta africana  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
Z-7692, DSM 8902  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
DSM 8902  
Type Strain
Yes  
Exemplar DOI
10.1601/ex.7799  
Exemplar Name
Spirochaeta africana  
Taxon DOI
10.1601/tx.7799  
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 889378
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Spirochaetes  
NCBI Class
Spirochaetia  
NCBI Order
Spirochaetales  
NCBI Family
Spirochaetaceae  
NCBI Genus
Spirochaeta  
NCBI Species
Spirochaeta africana  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Environmental  
Ecosystem Category
Aquatic  
Ecosystem Type
Non-marine Saline and Alkaline  
Ecosystem Subtype
Unclassified  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID
Genbank 16S ID X93928
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
Anaerobe  
Cell Shape
Spiral-shaped  
Motility
Motile  
Sporulation
Nonsporulating  
Temperature Range
Mesophile  
Temperature Optimum
35  
Salinity
Halophile  
pH
8.8 - 9.7  
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 Aquatic
Soda lakes
Metabolisms Saccharolytic
Utilize carbohydrates
Phenotypes Orange-colored
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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