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Descriptor English: Thermococcus
Descriptor Spanish: Thermococcus
Descriptor Portuguese: Thermococcus
Descriptor French: Thermococcus
Tree number(s): B02.200.825.800.800
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019712
Scope note: A genus of extremely thermophilic heterotrophic archaea, in the family THERMOCOCCACEAE, occurring in heated sea flows. They are anaerobic chemoorganotropic sulfidogens.
Annotation: a genus of archaea found in heated sea flows; PYROCOCCUS, found in heated seawater, is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Archaea (1988-1997)
Public MeSH Note: 98
History Note: 98
DeCS ID: 33339
Unique ID: D019712
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Date Established: 1998/01/01
Date of Entry: 1997/06/20
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Thermococcus - Preferred
Concept UI M0029267
Scope note A genus of extremely thermophilic heterotrophic archaea, in the family THERMOCOCCACEAE, occurring in heated sea flows. They are anaerobic chemoorganotropic sulfidogens.
Preferred term Thermococcus



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