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Query: NC_003030:3112931:3121654 Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824, complete genome

Start: 3121654, End: 3123129, Length: 1476

Host Lineage: Clostridium acetobutylicum; Clostridium; Clostridiaceae; Clostridiales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated in 1924 from garden soil in Connecticut, USA, by E. Wyer and L. Rettger. It is one of the best studied solventogenic clostridia. Solvent-producing bacterium. This genus comprises about 150 metabolically diverse species of anaerobes that are ubiquitous in virtually all anoxic habitats where organic compounds are present, including soils, aquatic sediments and the intestinal tracts of animals and humans. This shape is attributed to the presence of endospores that develop under conditions unfavorable for vegetative growth and distend single cells terminally or sub-terminally. Spores germinate under conditions favorable for vegetative growth, such as anaerobiosis and presence of organic substrates. It is believed that present day Mollicutes (Eubacteria) have evolved regressively (i.e., by genome reduction) from gram-positive clostridia-like ancestors with a low GC content in DNA. This organism is a benign saccharolytic and proteolytic soil bacterium capable of producing a number of organic solvents (solventogenic bacterium) through fermentation of various organic compounds. acetobutyricum were isolated by Chaim Weizman during the World War I and used to develop industrial starch-based acetone, butanol and ethanol fermentation processes.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_017295:3110748:3120911312091131223861476Clostridium acetobutylicum EA 2018 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein8e-100364
NC_012658:99899:1101611101611114561296Clostridium botulinum Ba4 str. 657 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-43175
NC_020291:79502:7950279502813011800Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4(HMT), complete genomehypothetical protein3e-28126
NC_009617:68779:7874478744809032160Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-26121
NC_014152:191200:206688206688207596909Thermincola sp. JR, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-0963.9