Details for Methanopyrus kandleri

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Methanopyrus kandleri

NCBI Taxonomy ID: 2320
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: Species
The genus Methanopyrus are hyperthermophilic (growth at 110°C) rods that grow in chains that use the substrate H2 + CO2 for methanogenesis. Their DNA %GC is 60.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 454p.