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Methylococcus capsulatus
Representative genome: Methylococcus capsulatus str. Bath
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ID: 1005
Organism ImageMethylococcus capsulatus

Methane-utilizing bacterium

Lineage: Bacteria[35115]; Pseudomonadota[10354]; Gammaproteobacteria[4284]; Methylococcales[89]; Methylococcaceae[78]; Methylococcus[3]; Methylococcus capsulatus[1]
Methylococcus capsulatus. This organism is a methanotroph, and can utilize methane (methanol) as the sole carbon and energy source through the use of monooxygenases. The Methylococci are environmentally important since they are involved in oxidation of methane, a greenhouse gas, and may also be used for bioremediation of polluted sites.


Sequence data: genome assemblies: 7 (See  Genome Assembly and Annotation report)
Statistics: median total length (Mb): 3.26626
 median protein count: 2962
 median GC%: 63.5

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    Reference genome:

    • minus sign  Methylococcus capsulatus str. Bath

      Submitter: TIGR

      Morphology: Gram:Negative, Shape:Cocci

      Environment: OxygenReq:Aerobic, OptimumTemperature:45, TemperatureRange:Thermophilic, Habitat:Multiple

      Type Name RefSeq INSDC Size (Mb) GC% Protein rRNA tRNA Other RNA Gene Pseudogene

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