Details for Archaeoglobaceae

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NCBI Taxonomy ID: 2232
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: Family
Curiously, none of the organisms in the class Archaeoglobi  are sulfate-reducers, that is capable of reducing SO42- to H2S. However, one hyperthermophilic euryarchaeote, Archaeoglobus, is a true sulfate reducer and forms a phylogenetically distinct lineage within the Euryarchaeota.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 460p.