PROJECT INFORMATION
GOLD Project ID
Gp0003959  
Project Name
Desulfurococcus fermentans Z-1312, DSM 16532  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
13805  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gi03281, Gc02260  
NCBI BioProject Name Desulfurococcus fermentans DSM 16532
NCBI BioProject ID 49401
NCBI BioProject Accession PRJNA49401
NCBI Locus Tag
Desfe  
NCBI BioSample Accession SAMN02232017
PI Biswarup Mukhopadhyay
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2008-07-11
Last Modified By Jon Bertsch on 2014-04-08
Project Comments
  
Project Status
Complete and Published  
Project Relevance Biotechnological
Sequencing Center DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) (USA)
Collaborating Institute Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (USA)
Funding Agency U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) (USA)
Project Description
Desulfurococcus fermentans is the first known cellulolytic archaeon. This hyperthermophilic and strictly anaerobic crenarchaeon produces hydrogen from fermentation of various carbohydrates and peptides without inhibition by accumulating hydrogen  
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 Isolation
Database
  
Genome Publications Journal of bacteriology Complete genome sequence of Desulfurococcus fermentans, a hyperthermophilic cellulolytic crenarchaeon isolated from a freshwater hot spring in Kamchatka, Russia.
Other Publications
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Study A Comparative Genomics Investigation on Hydrogen Production from Cellulosic Materials and Starch by a Hyperthermophilic Archaeon
Analysis Projects Desulfurococcus fermentans Z-1312, DSM 16532
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) Illumina
454
Library Method (MIGS-28)
  
Number Of Reads
  
Read Size
  
Vector
  
GC Percent
45  
Chromosome Count
1  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
GOLD Organism ID Go0003959
Organism Name
Desulfurococcus fermentans Z-1312, DSM 16532  
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
ARCHAEAL  
Phylogeny
CRENARCHAEOTA-THERMOPROTEI  
Genus
Desulfurococcus  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
Desulfurococcus fermentans  
Subspecies
  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
Z-1312, DSM 16532  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
DSM 16532  
Type Strain
Yes  
Exemplar DOI
10.1601/ex.9405  
Exemplar Name
Desulfurococcus fermentans  
Taxon DOI
10.1601/tx.9405  
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 768672
NCBI Superkingdom
Archaea  
NCBI Kingdom
  
NCBI Phylum
Crenarchaeota  
NCBI Class
Thermoprotei  
NCBI Order
Desulfurococcales  
NCBI Family
Desulfurococcaceae  
NCBI Genus
Desulfurococcus  
NCBI Species
Desulfurococcus amylolyticus  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
Environmental  
Ecosystem Category
Aquatic  
Ecosystem Type
Thermal springs  
Ecosystem Subtype
Unclassified  
Specific Ecosystem
Unclassified  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID
Genbank 16S ID AY264344
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
Anaerobe  
Cell Shape
Coccus-shaped  
Motility
Motile  
Sporulation
  
Temperature Range
Hyperthermophile  
Temperature Optimum
80-82  
Salinity
  
pH
6  
Cell Diameter
1-4u  
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 Hot spring
Aquatic
Fresh water
Metabolisms
  
Phenotypes
  
Energy Sources Organotroph

 

 

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