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Query: NC_001263:72681:80122 Deinococcus radiodurans R1 chromosome 1, complete sequence

Start: 80122, End: 80637, Length: 516

Host Lineage: Deinococcus radiodurans; Deinococcus; Deinococcaceae; Deinococcales; Deinococcus-Thermus; Bacteria

General Information: This red-pigmented organism's name means "strange berry that withstands radiation", marking the fact that this organism is one of the most radiation-resistant known. It can tolerate radiation levels at 1000 times the levels that would kill a human and it was originally isolated in 1956 from a can of meat that had been irradiated with X-rays. The resistance to radiation may reflect its resistance to dessication, which also causes DNA damage. This organism may be of use in cleaning up toxic metals found at nuclear weapons production sites due to the radiation resistance. This bacterium is also a highly efficient transformer, and can readily take up exogenous DNA from the environment, which may also aid DNA repair. This organism carries multiple copies of many DNA repair genes, suggesting a robust system for dealing with DNA damage. The recombination system may rely on multiple copies of various repeat elements found throughout the genome.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_015224:3225000:322867932286793229227549Yersinia enterocolitica subsp. palearctica 105.5R(r) chromosome,hypothetical protein5e-0857.4
NC_008800:1459015:147742114774211477969549Yersinia enterocolitica subsp. enterocolitica 8081 chromosome,hypothetical protein8e-0856.2
NC_017168:2626996:264660826466082647156549Yersinia pestis A1122 chromosome, complete genomeNUDIX hydrolase YfcD2e-0755.5
NC_017154:3188795:320840732084073208955549Yersinia pestis D106004 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-0755.5
NC_014029:3245778:326539232653923265940549Yersinia pestis Z176003 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-0755.5
NC_010001:1884500:188666918866691887664996Clostridium phytofermentans ISDg, complete genomeNUDIX hydrolase2e-0755.1
NC_016629:3396500:340510634051063405669564Desulfovibrio africanus str. Walvis Bay chromosome, completeNUDIX hydrolase1e-0652.4