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StatusReference proteome
Proteome IDiUP000002431
Taxonomy319795 - Deinococcus geothermalis (strain DSM 11300)
StrainDSM 11300
Last modifiedFebruary 27, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000196275.1 from ENA/EMBL
Pan proteomei This proteome is part of the Deinococcus geothermalis (strain DSM 11300) pan proteome (fasta)

Deinococcus geothermalis is an extremely radiation resistant, moderately thermophilic bacterium closely related to the mesophilic Deinococcus radiodurans. D. geothermalis is remarkable not only for its extreme resistance to ionizing gamma irradiation, but also for its ability to grow at temperatures as high as 55 degrees C and in the presence of chronic irradiation. The organism was isolated from thermal springs at Agnano, Naples, Italy. D. geothermalis belongs to the bacterial family Deinococcaceae, currently comprised of eight distinct nonpathogenic radiation resistant species, of which Deinococcus radiodurans strain R1 is the most characterized. Characteristics support the prospective development of this thermophilic radiophile for bioremediation of radioactive mixed waste environments. Like D. radiodurans, D. geothermalis accumulates high intracellular Mn(II) concentrations, believed to be important to its extreme resistance phenotypes.


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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Plasmid pDGEO01505
Plasmid pDGEO02195

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