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Sulfolobus MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Sulfolobus
Tree Number(s)
B02.075.725.725.725
Unique ID
D016944
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016944
Scope Note
A genus of aerobic, chemolithotrophic, coccoid ARCHAEA whose organisms are thermoacidophilic. Its cells are highly irregular in shape, often lobed, but occasionally spherical. It has worldwide distribution with organisms isolated from hot acidic soils and water. Sulfur is used as an energy source.
Entry Term(s)
Sulfolobus islandicus
Sulfolobus metallicus
Sulfolobus tokodaii
Registry Number
txid2284
Related Numbers
txid111955
txid43080
txid47303
Previous Indexing
Bacteria (1972-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/05/30
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Sulfolobus Preferred
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