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Shewanella benthica KT99

Lineage Bacteria → Proteobacteria → Gammaproteobacteria → Alteromonadales → Shewanellaceae → Shewanella → Shewanella benthica KT99
Significance It is a deep-sea piezophile heterotroph and strictly adapted to high pressre.
Genome Size 5 Mb
Project The Microbial Genome Sequencing Project, part of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation's Marine Microbiology Initiative
Collection Information Insolated from a depth of approximately 9,000 meters in the Tonga-Kermadec Trench, located in the Pacific Ocean with a latitude of -20 degrees North and a longitude of -173 degrees West.
Scripps Researchers A. Aristides Yayanos and Douglas Bartlett
Sequencing Center J. Craig Venter Institute
University of California, San Diego