Details for Aquifex aeolicus

Participants Studying this Organism
Thermal Features for this Organism

Aquifex aeolicus

NCBI Taxonomy ID: 63363
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: Species
The complete genome of Aquifex aeolicus has been determined and its entirely chemolithotrophic/autotrophic lifestyle is supported by an amazingly small genome of only 1.55 megabases (one-third the size of the E. coli genome). For more information on the genus Aquifex, click here.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 442p.