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==Application to Biotechnology==
 
==Application to Biotechnology==
Does this organism produce any useful compounds or enzymes?  What are they and how are they used?
 
  
 
==Current Research==
 
==Current Research==

Revision as of 02:18, 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 Genome

D. radiodurans, D. radiodurans R1

Description and significance

Genome structure

Cell structure and metabolism

Ecology

Application to Biotechnology

Current Research

Enter summaries of the most recent research here--at least three required

References

White, O. et al. Genome sequence of the radioresistant bacterium Deinococcus radiodurans R1. Science 286, 1571-1577 (November 19, 1999).

Cox, M., Battista, John. Deinococcus radiodurans — The Consumate Survivor. Nature Reviews Microbiology 3, 882-892 (November 2005).

Edited by Edwin Cook, student of Rachel Larsen and Kit Pogliano