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Query: NC_003030:3465352:3475173 Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824, complete genome

Start: 3475173, End: 3476087, Length: 915

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_017295:3472797:347462134746213475535915Clostridium acetobutylicum EA 2018 chromosome, complete genomeTPR-repeats containing protein2e-154544
NC_015687:3470829:347679934767993477713915Clostridium acetobutylicum DSM 1731 chromosome, complete genomeTPR repeat-containing protein2e-154544
NC_017295:3472797:3475541347554134773221782Clostridium acetobutylicum EA 2018 chromosome, complete genomeGlycosyltransferase fused to TPR-repeat domain protein4e-1789
NC_003030:3465352:3476093347609334778741782Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824, complete genomeGlycosyltransferase fused to TPR-repeat domain4e-1789
NC_015687:3470829:3477719347771934795001782Clostridium acetobutylicum DSM 1731 chromosome, complete genomeTPR repeat-containing glycosyl transferase4e-1789