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Proteome IDiUP000000810
Taxonomy272844 - Pyrococcus abyssi (strain GE5 / Orsay)
StrainGE5 / Orsay
Last modifiedFebruary 27, 2018
Genome assembly and annotationi GCA_000195935.2 from ENA/EMBL
Pan proteomei This proteome is part of the Pyrococcus furiosus (strain ATCC 43587 / DSM 3638 / JCM 8422 / Vc1) pan proteome (fasta)

Anaerobic hyperthermophilic sulfur-dependent bacterium. Organisms live in geothermally heated marine sediments worldwide. This strain, the type strain, was isolated from a North Fiji basin hydrothermal deep-sea vent. It is strictly anaerobic and grows within the temperature range of 68 to 101.5 degrees C. It has a generation time of 34 min at the optimal growth temperature of 94 degrees C.


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Component nameGenome Accession(s)
Plasmid pGT52


  1. "Sequence of plasmid pGT5 from the archaeon Pyrococcus abyssi: evidence for rolling-circle replication in a hyperthermophile."
    Erauso G., Marsin S., Benbouzid-Rollet N., Baucher M.F., Barbeyron T., Zivanovic Y., Prieur D., Forterre P.
    J. Bacteriol. 1996:3232-3237(1996) [PubMed] [Europe PMC] [Abstract]

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