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Methanococcaceae

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In taxonomy, the Methanococcaceae are a family of the Methanococcales.[1] These organisms produce methane from formate or through the reduction of carbon dioxide with hydrogen. They live in marshes and other coastal areas. Members of the genus Methanothermococcus have been found in deep-sea hydrothermal vents.[2]

References

  1. ^ See the NCBI webpage on Methanococcaceae. Data extracted from the "NCBI taxonomy resources". National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 2007-03-19.
  2. ^ Oren, Aharon (2014-10-19). "The Family Methanococcaceae". The Prokaryotes. Springer Berlin Heidelberg (Pt 13): 215–224. doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38954-2_410. ISBN 978-3-642-38954-2.
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Methanococcaceae: Brief Summary

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In taxonomy, the Methanococcaceae are a family of the Methanococcales. These organisms produce methane from formate or through the reduction of carbon dioxide with hydrogen. They live in marshes and other coastal areas. Members of the genus Methanothermococcus have been found in deep-sea hydrothermal vents.

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