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Revision as of 01:03, 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