Sulfuricurvum kujiense DSM 16994

Names Sulfuricurvum kujiense DSM 16994
Accession numbers NC_014754, NC_014755, NC_014756, NC_014762, NC_014763
Background Sulfuricurvum kujiense (strain ATCC BAA-921 / DSM 16994 / JCM 11577 / YK-1) is a facultatively anaerobic, chemolithoautotrophic, sulfur-oxidizing, Gram-positive bacterium isolated from an underground crude-oil storage cavity at Kuji in Iwate, Japan. The cells are motile, curved rods and had a single polar flagellum. Optimum growth occurs in a low-strength salt medium at pH 7.0 and 25 degrees Celsius. It utilizes sulfide, elemental sulfur, thiosulfate and hydrogen as the electron donors and nitrate as the electron acceptor under anaerobic conditions, but it does not use nitrite. Oxygen also serves as the electron acceptor under the microaerobic condition (O(2) in the head space 1 %). It does not grow on sugars, organic acids or hydrocarbons as carbon and energy sources. (Adapted from PMID: 15545474). (EBI Integr8)
Strain DSM 16994
Complete Yes
Sequencing centre (03-DEC-2010) National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
(22-NOV-2010) US DOE Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1698, USA
Sequencing quality Level 6: Finished
Sequencing depth NA
Sequencing method 454-GS-FLX
Isolation site Drain water from an underground crude-oil storage cavity; Japan, Kuji, Iwate
Isolation country Japan
Number of replicons 5
Gram staining properties Negative
Shape Bacilli
Mobility No
Flagellar presence Yes
Number of membranes 1
Oxygen requirements Anaerobic
Optimal temperature 25.0
Temperature range Mesophilic
Habitat NA
Biotic relationship Free living
Host name NA
Cell arrangement NA
Sporulation Nonsporulating
Metabolism Sulfide oxidizer
Energy source Chemolithoautotroph
Diseases NA
Pathogenicity No