Details for Heliothrix

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Thermal Features for this Organism


NCBI Taxonomy ID: 1109
NCBI Taxonomy Rank: Genus
Heliothrix is a thermophile that is phylogenetically and phenotypically quite similar to Chloroflexus except that it lacks the bacteriochlorophyll c and chlorosomes of this organism.
Taken from the text Brock Biology of Microorganisms (10th ed.). Madigan, M.T., Martinko, J.M., and Parker, J. 2003. Prentice Hall. 440p.