Thermotoga profunda sp. nov. and Thermotoga caldifontis sp. nov., anaerobic thermophilic bacteria isolated from terrestrial hot springs.

  title={Thermotoga profunda sp. nov. and Thermotoga caldifontis sp. nov., anaerobic thermophilic bacteria isolated from terrestrial hot springs.},
  author={Koji Mori and Atsushi Yamazoe and Akira Hosoyama and Shoko Ohji and Nobuyuki Fujita and Jun-ichiro Ishibashi and Hiroyuki Kimura and Ken-ichiro Suzuki},
  journal={International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology},
  volume={64 Pt 6},
Two thermophilic, strictly anaerobic, Gram-negative bacteria, designated strains AZM34c06(T) and AZM44c09(T), were isolated from terrestrial hot springs in Japan. [] Key Result Complete genome sequencing was performed for both strains, revealing genome sizes of 2.19 Mbp (AZM34c06(T)) and 2.01 Mbp (AZM44c09(T)). Phylogenetic analyses based on 16S rRNA gene sequences and the concatenated predicted amino acid sequences of 33 ribosomal proteins showed that both strains belonged to the genus Thermotoga.

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