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Stand Genomic Sci. 2011 Oct 15;5(1):12-20. doi: 10.4056/sigs.2054696. Epub 2011 Sep 23.

Complete genome sequence of Staphylothermus hellenicus P8.

Abstract

Staphylothermus hellenicus belongs to the order Desulfurococcales within the archaeal phylum Crenarchaeota. Strain P8(T) is the type strain of the species and was isolated from a shallow hydrothermal vent system at Palaeochori Bay, Milos, Greece. It is a hyperthermophilic, anaerobic heterotroph. Here we describe the features of this organism together with the complete genome sequence and annotation. The 1,580,347 bp genome with its 1,668 protein-coding and 48 RNA genes was sequenced as part of a DOE Joint Genome Institute (JGI) Laboratory Sequencing Program (LSP) project.

KEYWORDS:

Archaea, Crenarchaeota, Desulfurococcaceae, anaerobe, hydrothermal vent, hyperthermophile

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22180806
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PMCID:
PMC3236042
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