Difference between revisions of "Deinococcus radiodurans"

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==Classification==
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===Higher order taxa===
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Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Deinococcales; Deinococcaceae; Deinococcus
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===Species===
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'''NCBI: [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Taxonomy/Browser/wwwtax.cgi?mode=Tree&id=2&lvl=3&lin=f&keep=1&srchmode=1&unlock Taxonomy]'''
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''D. radiodurans, D. radiodurans R1''
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==Description and significance==
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==Genome structure==
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==Cell structure and metabolism==
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==Ecology==
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Describe any interactions with other organisms (included eukaryotes), contributions to the environment, effect on environment, etc.
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==Application to Biotechnology==
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Does this organism produce any useful compounds or enzymes?  What are they and how are they used?
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==Current Research==
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Enter summaries of the most recent research here--at least three required
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==References==
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[Sample reference] [http://ijs.sgmjournals.org/cgi/reprint/50/2/489 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.]
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Edited by Edwin Cook, student of [mailto:ralarsen@ucsd.edu Rachel Larsen] and Kit Pogliano

Revision as of 00:46, 1 May 2007

A Microbial Biorealm page on the genus Deinococcus radiodurans

Classification

Higher order taxa

Bacteria; Deinococcus-Thermus; Deinococci; Deinococcales; Deinococcaceae; Deinococcus

Species

NCBI: Taxonomy

D. radiodurans, D. radiodurans R1

Description and significance

Genome structure

Cell structure and metabolism

Ecology

Describe any interactions with other organisms (included eukaryotes), contributions to the environment, effect on environment, etc.


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 Edwin Cook, student of Rachel Larsen and Kit Pogliano