Diversa, Celera Complete Sequencing of P. fumarii | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 - Diversa and Celera have completed sequencing the genome of Pyrolobus fumarii , an extemophile that lives in very high temperatures. 

The organism, which survives on inorganic chemicals, hydrogen, and carbon dioxide, grows at temperatures between 90 degrees celsius and 113 degrees celsius, the highest temperature ever recorded for an organism.

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