PROJECT NAME
GOLD Project ID
Gp0000280  
Project Name
Tetrahymena thermophila SB210 (Macronucleus)  
Other Names
  
Legacy ER Project ID
10244  
Legacy ER ID
10244  
Legacy GOLD ID
Gc00442, Gi0010244  
NCBI BioProject Name Tetrahymena thermophila SB210
NCBI BioProject ID 12564
NCBI BioProject Accession
PRJNA12564  
NCBI Locus Tag
TTHERM  
NCBI Biosample ID
PI Jonathan Eisen
Added By Nikos Kyrpides on 2007-11-27
Last Modified By Jakob Jansson on 2010-08-31
Project Comments
  
PROJECT TYPE
Specimen Organism
Nucleic Acid
DNA  
Sequencing Strategy Whole Genome Sequencing
PROJECT INFORMATION
Project Status Permanent Draft
Project Relevance Biotechnological
Protein production
Sequencing Center J. Craig Venter Institute (USA)
Collaborating Institute
  
Funding Agency NSF (USA)
Project Description
The combination of the genome sequence, the functional diversity encoded therein, and the presence of some pathways missing from other model organisms makes T. thermophila an ideal model for functional genomic studies to address biological, biomedical, and biotechnological questions of fundamental importance.  
Project Information Visibility
Public  
EXTERNAL PROJECT LINKS
Project Information Wikipedia
Database
  
Genome Publications PLoS biology "Macronuclear genome sequence of the ciliate Tetrahymena thermophila, a model eukaryote."
Other Publications
  
Isolation Publications
  
NCBI SRA ID
  
PROJECT COMPOSITION
Studies Tetrahymena thermophila SB210 (Macronucleus)
Biosamples Tetrahymena thermophila SB210 (Macronucleus)
Analysis Projects Tetrahymena thermophila SB210 (Macronucleus)
SEQUENCING INFORMATION
Sequencing Status Complete
Sequencing Quality Level 2: High-Quality Draft
Finishing Goal Level 6: Finished
Sequencing Comments
  
Sequencing Technology Sanger
Library Method
1.8, 2.5, 3.5, 5.0, and 8.5 kb  
Number Of Reads
1180981  
Read Size
  
Sequencing Depth
9.08x  
Vector
  
GC Percent
22  
Chromosome Count
225  
Plasmid Count
0  
ORGANISM NAME
Organism Name Tetrahymena thermophila SB210 (Macronucleus)
Other names (alias, synonyms, short names, common names)
  
Organism Domain
EUKARYAL  
Phylogeny
PROTISTS-ALVEOLATA  
Genus
Tetrahymena  
Genus Synonyms
  
Species
thermophila  
Species Synonyms
  
Strain
SB210 (Macronucleus)  
Strain Synonyms
  
Serovar-Biovar
  
Culture Collection ID
  
Type Strain
  
Exemplar DOI
  
Exemplar Name
  
Taxon DOI
  
Biosafety Level
  
Organism Comments
  
Cultured
Yes  
Culture Type Isolate
Organism Type
Natural  
Uncultured Type
  
Commercial Strain
  
Commercial Strain Comments
  
ORGANISM TAXONOMY
NCBI Taxonomy ID 312017
NCBI Kingdom
Eukaryota  
NCBI Phylum
  
NCBI Class
Oligohymenophorea  
NCBI Order
Hymenostomatida  
NCBI Family
Tetrahymenidae  
NCBI Genus
Tetrahymena  
NCBI Species
Tetrahymena thermophila  
ISOLATION CLASSIFICATION
Ecosystem
  
Ecosystem Category
  
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Specific Ecosystem
  
ORGANISM EXTERNAL REFERENCES
Strain Info ID
Genbank 16S ID
Synonym List
  
GENERAL PROPERTIES
Oxygen Requirement
  
Cell Shape
  
Motility
  
Sporulation
  
Temperature Range
Mesophile  
Temperature Optimum
  
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pH
  
Cell Diameter
  
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Gram Staining
  
Biotic Relationships
  
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Symbiotic Relationship
  
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Symbiont Taxon ID
  
Cell Arrangements
  
Diseases None
Known Habitats Fresh water
Metabolisms
  
Phenotypes
  
Energy Sources