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Scientific classification
Domain: Archaea
Kingdom: Crenarchaeota
Phylum: Crenarchaeota
Class: Thermoprotei
Order: Thermoproteales
Family: Thermofilaceae
Genus: Thermofilum
Zillig & Gierl, 1983

In taxonomy, Thermofilum is a genus of the Thermofilaceae.[1]


  1. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Thermofilum. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19. 

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Scientific journals[edit]

  • Burggraf S; Huber H; Stetter KO (1997). "Reclassification of the crenarchael orders and families in accordance with 16S rRNA sequence data". Int. J. Syst. Bacteriol. 47 (3): 657–660. PMID 9226896. doi:10.1099/00207713-47-3-657. 
  • Zillig W; Gierl A; Schreiber G; Wunderl S; Janekovic D; Stetter KO; et al. (1983). "The archaebacterium Thermofilum pendens represents a novel genus of the thermophilic, anaerobic sulfur respiring Thermoproteales". Syst. Appl. Microbiol. 4 (1): 79–87. PMID 23196301. doi:10.1016/S0723-2020(83)80035-6. 
  • Li, Dan (May 2013). "Characterization and application of an acidophilic and thermostable beta-glucosidase from Thermofilum pendens". Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 115 (5): 490–496. PMID 23266119. doi:10.1016/j.jbiosc.2012.11.009. 

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