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environmental samples

NCBI Taxonomy ID: 158790
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: No Rank
Desulfurococcus, the genus for which the order and family are named, is a strictly anaerobic S0-reducing bacterium like Pyrodictium but differs from this organism in that it is much less thermophilic, growing optimally at about 85°C.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 467p.