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Query: NC_000964:649781:663867 Bacillus subtilis subsp. subtilis str. 168, complete genome

Start: 663867, End: 664217, Length: 351

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_014976:2867454:288481728848172885812996Bacillus subtilis BSn5 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-59225
NC_006322:1932847:195541519554151956392978Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-51201
NC_006270:1936952:195456719545671955544978Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580, complete genomeYdjC1e-51201
NC_011775:23354:370773707738075999Bacillus cereus G9842 plasmid pG9842_209, complete sequenceYdjC1e-42171