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[[image: hyperthermus.png|thumb|300px|right|Electron micrographs of H. butylicus. a: Single cell with pili; b: Duplex form; c: Cells connected by a string of cytoplasm; d: Cell with a tail; e: Ghost exhibiting an S layer; f: Duplex form exhibiting an S layer and vacuoles. From [http://jb.asm.org/cgi/reprint/172/7/3959 Zillig, W. et al. "''Hyperthermus butylicus'', a Hyperthermophilic Sulfur-Reducing Archaebacterium That Ferments Peptides." ''J. of Bacteriol.'' July, 1990. Vol. 172, No. 7. p. 3962.]]]
  
 
==Classification==
 
==Classification==

Revision as of 18:47, 20 June 2006

NCBI:
Taxonomy
Genome

Electron micrographs of H. butylicus. a: Single cell with pili; b: Duplex form; c: Cells connected by a string of cytoplasm; d: Cell with a tail; e: Ghost exhibiting an S layer; f: Duplex form exhibiting an S layer and vacuoles. From Zillig, W. et al. "Hyperthermus butylicus, a Hyperthermophilic Sulfur-Reducing Archaebacterium That Ferments Peptides." J. of Bacteriol. July, 1990. Vol. 172, No. 7. p. 3962.

Classification

Higher order taxa

Archaea; Crenarchaeota; Thermoprotei; Desulfurococcales; Pyrodictiaceae

Species

Hyperthermus butylicus

Description and significance

Genome structure

Cell structure and metabolism

Ecology

References

Zillig, W., Holz, I., Janekovic, D., Klenk, H., Imsel, E., Trent, J., Wunderl, S., Fojaz, V. H., Coutinho, R., and Ferreira, T."Hyperthermus butylicus, a Hyperthermophilic Sulfur-Reducing Archaebacterium That Ferments Peptides." Journal of Bacteriology. July, 1990. Volume 172, Number 7. p. 3959-3965.