Acidilobus

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Taxonomy

Classification

Higher order taxa

Archaea; Crenarchaeota; Thermoprotei; Desulfurococcales; Desulfurococcaceae

Species

Acidilobus aceticus

Description and significance

Genome structure

Cell structure and metabolism

Ecology

The strains of Acidilobus aceticus were isolated from the acidic hot springs of the Moutnovski volcano in Kamchatka, Russia. Similar to most other thermoacidophilic isolates, the habitat of the archaeon is terrestrial acidic hot springs.

References

Prokofeva, M. I., Miroshnichenko, M. L., Kostrikina, N. A., Chernyh, N. A., Kuznetsov, B. B., Tourova, T. P., and Bonch-Osmolovskaya. "Acidilobus aceticus gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel anaerobic thermoacidophilic archaeon from continental hot vents in Kamchatka." International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology (2000) Volume 50, p. 2001-2008.