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The draft genome of the hyperthermophilic archaeon Pyrodictium delaneyi strain hulk, an iron and nitrate reducer, reveals the capacity for sulfate reduction.


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Standards in Genomic Sciences is an open access journal for rapid dissemination of concise genome and metagenome reports, detailed standard operating procedures, meeting reports, reviews and commentaries, data policies, white papers and other gray literature that is relevant but currently absent from the scholarly literature.

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The Genomic Standards Consortium (GSC) is an open-membership working body formed in September 2005. The goal of this international community is to promote mechanisms that standardize the description of genomes and the exchange and integration of genomic data.

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