Nanoarchaeum equitans


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Nanoarchaeum equitans

A prokaryote name with no current standing in prokaryotic nomenclature.
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Because Ignicoccus is Latin for "fireball," Stetter named its microbial partner Nanoarchaeum equitans to indicate a dwarfarchaeum riding a fiery sphere.
Professor Karl Stetter, who has spent more than 20 years looking for the bug, has named it Nanoarchaeum equitans.
in conjunction with Yale University and Celera Genomics, have published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences an analysis of the genome sequence and annotation of the smallest archaeal genome discovered to date, Nanoarchaeum equitans.