Details for Methanocaldococcus

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Thermal Features for this Organism


NCBI Taxonomy ID: 196118
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: Genus
The genus Methanocaldococcus are cocci that use the substrate H2 + CO2 for methanogenesis. Their DNA %GC is 31-33.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 454p.