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environmental samples

NCBI Taxonomy ID: 221075
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: No Rank
The aerobic Metallosphaera grows between 50 and 80°C with an optimum temperature of 75°C. They grow in acidic condition with an optimum pH of 2. The cells are cocci and the Metallosphaera DNA is 45 %GC.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 464p.