Genus larsen From MicrobeWiki, the student-edited microbiology resource Jump to: navigation, search A Microbial Biorealm page on the genus Genus larsen
Contents [hide] 1 Classification 1.1 Higher order taxa 1.2 Species 2 Description and significance 3 Genome structure 4 Cell structure and metabolism 5 Ecology 6 Pathology 7 Application to Biotechnology 8 Current Research 9 References
Classification Higher order taxa Domain; Phylum; Class; Order; family [Others may be used. Use NCBI link to find]
Species NCBI: Taxonomy
Description and significance Describe the appearance, habitat, etc. of the organism, and why it is important enough to have its genome sequenced. Describe how and where it was isolated. Include a picture or two (with sources) if you can find them.
Genome structure Describe the size and content of the genome. How many chromosomes? Circular or linear? Other interesting features? What is known about its sequence? Does it have any plasmids? Are they important to the organism's lifestyle?
Cell structure and metabolism Describe any interesting features and/or cell structures; how it gains energy; what important molecules it produces.
Ecology Describe any interactions with other organisms (included eukaryotes), contributions to the environment, effect on environment, etc.
Pathology How does this organism cause disease? Human, animal, plant hosts? Virulence factors, as well as patient symptoms.
Application to Biotechnology Does this organism produce any useful compounds or enzymes? What are they and how are they used?
Current Research Enter summaries of the most recent research here--at least three required
References [Sample reference] Takai, K., Sugai, A., Itoh, T., and Horikoshi, K. "Palaeococcus ferrophilus gen. nov., sp. nov., a barophilic, hyperthermophilic archaeon from a deep-sea hydrothermal vent chimney". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 2000. Volume 50. p. 489-500.
Edited by student of Rachel Larsen and Kit Pogliano
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