Complete genome sequence of Sulfolobus solfataricus strain 98/2 and evolved derivatives

Samuel McCarthy, Julien Gradnigo, Tyler Johnson, Sophie Payne, Anna Lipzen, Joel Martin, Wendy Schackwitz, Etsuko Moriyama, Paul Blum

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Sulfolobus solfataricus is a thermoacidophilic crenarcheote with a 3.0-Mb genome. Here, we report the genome sequence of S. solfataricus strain 98/2, along with several evolved derivatives generated through experimental microbial evolution for enhanced thermoacidophily.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere00549-15
JournalGenome Announcements
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015


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  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics

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