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Complete genome sequence of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus kodakaraensis KOD1 and comparison with Pyrococcus genomes.
The genus Thermococcus, comprised of sulfur-reducing hyperthermophilic archaea, belongs to the order Thermococcales in Euryarchaeota along with the closely related genus Pyrococcus. The members ofExpand
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Insights into the evolution of Archaea and eukaryotic protein modifier systems revealed by the genome of a novel archaeal group
The domain Archaea has historically been divided into two phyla, the Crenarchaeota and Euryarchaeota. Although regarded as members of the Crenarchaeota based on small subunit rRNA phylogeny,Expand
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Targeted gene disruption by homologous recombination in the hyperthermophilic archaeon Thermococcus kodakaraensis KOD1.
In contrast to the high accumulation in sequence data for hyperthermophilic archaea, methodology for genetically manipulating these strains is still at an early stage. This study aimed to develop aExpand
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Archaeal Type III RuBisCOs Function in a Pathway for AMP Metabolism
The type III ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase-oxygenase (RuBisCO) present in the archaeon Thermococcus kodakaraensis was found to participate in adenosine 5′-monophosphate (AMP) metabolism, aExpand
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Low-Temperature Lipase from Psychrotrophic Pseudomonas sp. Strain KB700A
ABSTRACT We have previously reported that a psychrotrophic bacterium,Pseudomonas sp. strain KB700A, which displays sigmoidal growth even at −5°C, produced a lipase. A genomic DNA library of strainExpand
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Pyrobaculum calidifontis sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon that grows in atmospheric air.
A novel, facultatively aerobic, heterotrophic hyperthermophilic archaeon was isolated from a terrestrial hot spring in the Philippines. Cells of the new isolate, strain VA1, were rod-shaped with aExpand
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Continuous hydrogen production by the hyperthermophilic archaeon, Thermococcus kodakaraensis KOD1.
The hydrogen (H2) production potential of the hyperthermophilic archaeon, Thermococcus kodakaraensis KOD1 was evaluated at 85 degrees C. In batch cultivation using a complex medium supplemented withExpand
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The crystal structure of an esterase from the hyperthermophilic microorganism Pyrobaculum calidifontis VA1 explains its enantioselectivity
The highly thermostable esterase from the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrobaculum calidifontis VA1 (PestE) shows high enantioselectivity (E > 100) in the kinetic resolution of racemic chiralExpand
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Crystal structure of a novel-type archaeal rubisco with pentagonal symmetry.
BACKGROUND Ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) is the key enzyme of the Calvin-Benson cycle and catalyzes the primary reaction of CO2 fixation in plants, algae, and bacteria.Expand
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Thermoalkalophilic lipase of Bacillus thermocatenulatus. I. molecular cloning, nucleotide sequence, purification and some properties.
An expression library was generated by partial Sau3A digestion of genomic DNA from the thermophile Bacillus thermocatenulatus and cloning of DNA fragments in pUC18 in Escherichia coli DH5alpha.Expand
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