Complete Genome Sequence of the Hyperthermophilic and Piezophilic Archeon Thermococcus piezophilus CDGST, Able To Grow under Extreme Hydrostatic Pressures

Genome Announc. 2016 Jul 14;4(4):e00610-16. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00610-16.


We report the genome sequence of Thermococcus superprofundus strain CDGS(T), a new piezophilic and hyperthermophilic member of the order Thermococcales isolated from the world's deepest hydrothermal vents, at the Mid-Cayman Rise. The genome is consistent with a heterotrophic, anaerobic, and piezophilic lifestyle.