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Higher order taxa:

Domain Bacteria; Phylum Spirochetes; Class Spirochetes; Order Spirochaetales; Family Spirochaeta; Genus Spirochaeta; Species Spirochaeta americana

Description and Significance

S. Americana is an extremophile. It has been found in highly alkaline anaerobic environements such as Mono Lake, California. S. Americana can also inhabit areas with high sulfur concentrations. [1]

Genome Structure

Cell Structure and Metabolism


Isolation and Cultivation


1. http://science.nasa.gov/headlines/y2003/30jul_monolake.htm