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Query: NC_002932:440191:458443 Chlorobium tepidum TLS, complete genome

Start: 458443, End: 459807, Length: 1365

Host Lineage: Chlorobaculum tepidum; Chlorobaculum; Chlorobiaceae; Chlorobiales; Chlorobi; Bacteria

General Information: This green-sulfur bacterium is a thermophile and was isolated from a New Zealand high-sulfide hot spring. Photosynthetic thermophile. Chlorobium tepidum is a member of the green-sulfur bacteria. It has been suggested that the green-sulfur bacteria were among the first photosynthetic organisms since they are anaerobically photosynthetic and may have arisen early in the Earth's history when there was a limited amount of oxygen present. This organism utilizes a novel photosynthetic system, and harvests light energy using an unusual organelle, the chlorosome, which contains an aggregate of light-harvesting centers surrounded by a protein-stabilized galactolipid monolayer that lies at the inner surface of the cytoplasmic membrane. Unlike many other photosynthetic organisms, the green-sulfur bacteria do not produce oxygen and tolerate only low levels of the molecule. This organism also fixes carbon dioxide via a reverse tricarboxylic acid cycle, using electrons derived from hydrogen or reduced sulfur to drive the reaction, instead of via the Calvin cycle like many other photosynthetic organisms.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_002932:440191:4598894598894611091221Chlorobium tepidum TLS, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-142504
NC_011027:1570955:1598333159833315995831251Chlorobaculum parvum NCIB 8327, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-137489
NC_002932:440191:461452461452462405954Chlorobium tepidum TLS, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-96352
NC_014311:2831620:2832749283274928340651317Ralstonia solanacearum PSI07 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-44179
NC_007760:2611608:2616035261603526172521218Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans 2CP-C, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-24113