Candidatus Wukongarchaeum yapensis


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Citation

Formal styling
Candidatus Wukongarchaeum yapensis” Liu et al., 2021
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Liu et al., 2021
Status
Automated discovery

Nomenclature

Rank
Species
Syllabication
yap'ensis
Etymology
N.L. masc. adj. yapensis, pertaining to Yap trench, which is the geographical position where the first type material of this species was obtained

Taxonomy

Description
Liu, et al (2021): Type material is the genome designated as As_085 (Yap4.bin4.70) representing ‘Candidatus Wukongarchaeum yapensis’. The genome “As_085” represents a MAG consisting of 2.16 Mbps in 277 contigs with an estimated completeness of 92.52%, an estimated contamination of 4.05%, a 16S and 23S rRNA gene and 14 tRNAs. The MAG recovered from a marine water metagenome (Yap trench, Western Pacific), with an estimated depth of coverage of 31.4, has a GC content of 38%.
Classification
Candidatus Wukongarchaeota » Candidatus Wukongarchaeia » Candidatus Wukongarchaeales » Candidatus Wukongarchaeaceae » Candidatus Wukongarchaeum » Candidatus Wukongarchaeum yapensis
Parent
Candidatus Wukongarchaeum

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Local history
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Publications (1)

Citation Title
Liu et al., 2021, Nature Expanded diversity of Asgard archaea and their relationships with eukaryotes
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