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Scientific classification
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom: Crenarchaeota
Phylum: Crenarchaeota
Class: Thermoprotei
Order: Desulfurococcales
Family: Desulfurococcaceae
Genus: Desulfurococcus
Zillig & Stetter, 1983

In taxonomy, Desulfurococcus is a genus of the Desulfurococcaceae.[1]


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Scientific journals[edit]

  • Perevalova AA, Svetlichny VA, Kublanov IV, et al. (May 2005). "Desulfurococcus fermentans sp. nov., a novel hyperthermophilic archaeon from a Kamchatka hot spring, and emended description of the genus Desulfurococcus". International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 55 (3): 995–9. doi:10.1099/ijs.0.63378-0. PMID 15879224. 
  • Burggraf S, Huber H, Stetter KO (July 1997). "Reclassification of the crenarchael orders and families in accordance with 16S rRNA sequence data". International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology. 47 (3): 657–60. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-3-657. PMID 9226896. 
  • Zillig W, Stetter KO, Prangishvilli D, Schafer W, Wunderl S, Janekovic D, Holz I, Palm P (1982). "Desulfurococcaceae, the second family of the extremely thermophilic, anaerobic, sulfur-respiring Thermoproteales". Zentralbl. Bakteriol. Parasitenkd. Infektionskr. Hyg. Abt. 1 Orig. C3: 304–317. 

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