Thermocrinis ruber

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Thermocrinis ruber
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Phylum: Aquificae
Order: Aquificales
Family: Aquificaceae
Genus: Thermocrinis
Species: T. ruber
Binomial name
Thermocrinis ruber
Huber et al. 1999

Thermocrinis ruber is a species of bacteria. It is a pink-filament-forming hyperthermophilic bacterium first isolated from Yellowstone National Park. Its cells are gram-negative and grow at temperatures up to 89 °C. Its type strain is OC 1/4 [= DSM 12173].[1]


  1. ^ Huber, Robert, et al. "Thermocrinis ruber gen. nov., sp. nov., a pink-filament-forming hyperthermophilic bacterium isolated from Yellowstone National Park."Applied and Environmental Microbiology 64.10 (1998): 3576-3583.

Further reading[edit]

  • Ármannsson, Halldór. Geochemistry of the Earth's Surface : Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium On the Geochemistry of the Earth Surface, Reykjavik, Iceland, 16–20 August 1999. Rotterdam: A.A. Balkema, 1999.
  • Dworkin, Martin, and Stanley Falkow, eds. The Prokaryotes: Vol. 7: Proteobacteria: Delta and Epsilon Subclasses. Deeply Rooting Bacteria. Vol. 7. Springer, 2006.

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