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Query: NC_000964:4015005:4037812 Bacillus subtilis subsp. subtilis str. 168, complete genome

Start: 4037812, End: 4038177, Length: 366

Host Lineage: Bacillus subtilis; Bacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was derived in 1947 from an X-ray irradiated strain, Marburg. This organism was one of the first bacteria studied, and was named Vibrio subtilis in 1835 and renamed Bacillus subtilis in 1872. It is one of the most well characterized bacterial organisms, and is a model system for cell differentiation and development. This soil bacterium can divide asymmetrically, producing an endospore that is resistant to environmental factors such as heat, acid, and salt, and which can persist in the environment for long periods of time. The endospore is formed at times of nutritional stress, allowing the organism to persist in the environment until conditions become favorable. Prior to the decision to produce the spore the bacterium might become motile, through the production of flagella, and also take up DNA from the environment through the competence system.The sporulation process is complex and involves the coordinated regulation of hundreds of genes in the genome. This initial step results in the coordinated asymmetric cellular division and endospore formation through multiple stages that produces a single spore from the mother cell.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_006270:2172693:218582221858222186262441Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1167.4
NC_006322:2173500:218666821866682187060393Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-1167.4
NC_017138:2293576:230407423040742304427354Bacillus megaterium WSH-002 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-0858.2