Definition of Methanococcus jannaschii
Methanococcus jannaschii: A microbe that produces methane, an important energy source, and contains enzymes that withstand high temperatures and pressures. The genome of Methanococcus jannaschii has been completely sequenced.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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