Methanocaldococcus fervens AG86

Names Methanocaldococcus fervens AG86
Accession numbers NC_013156, NC_013157
Background Methanocaldococcus fervens (strain DSM 4213 / JCM 157852 / AG86) is a thermophilic archaeon, originally isolated from a core sample from a deep sea hydrothermal vent in the Guayamas Basin of the Gulf of California. M. fervens is methanogenic and piezophilic. (HAMAP: METFA)
Strain AG86
Complete Yes
Sequencing centre (10-AUG-2009) US DOE Joint Genome Institute, 2800 Mitchell Drive B310, Walnut Creek, CA 94598-1698, USA
(28-AUG-2009) National Center for Biotechnology Information, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20894, USA
Sequencing quality Level 6: Finished
Sequencing depth NA
Sequencing method NA
Isolation site Deep-sea hydrothermal chimney sample collected on the East Pacific Rise at a depth of 2600m
Isolation country Mexico
Number of replicons 2
Gram staining properties Negative
Shape Cocci
Mobility Yes
Flagellar presence Yes
Number of membranes 1
Oxygen requirements Anaerobic
Optimal temperature NA
Temperature range Hyperthermophilic
Habitat Specialized
Biotic relationship Free living
Host name NA
Cell arrangement NA
Sporulation Nonsporulating
Metabolism Methanogen
Energy source Autotroph, Lithotroph
Diseases NA
Pathogenicity No