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Query: NC_003317:48375:71559 Brucella melitensis 16M chromosome I, complete sequence

Start: 71559, End: 72311, Length: 753

Host Lineage: Brucella melitensis; Brucella; Brucellaceae; Rhizobiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated from an infected goat and is pathogenic in humans. Causes brucellosis and undulant fever. They are highly infectious, and can be spread through contact with infected animal products or through the air, making them a potential bioterrorism agent. Once the organism has entered the body, it can become intracellular, and enter the blood and lymphatic regions, multiplying inside phagocytes before eventually causing bacteremia (spread of bacteria through the blood). Virulence may depend on a type IV secretion system which may promote intracellular growth by secreting important effector molecules. This organism is a facultative intracellular bacteria that causes abortion in wild and domestic animals, usually goats or sheep, and undulant fever in humans. Brucellosis is a major health problem in the Mediterranean region and parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America, where it causes severe economic losses. The disease is transmitted to humans by nonpasteurized milk and milk products or by direct contact with infected animals or carcasses.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_016795:456110:479495479495480028534Brucella abortus A13334 chromosome 1, complete sequencehypothetical protein1e-101369
NC_016778:1216739:124016512401651240698534Brucella canis HSK A52141 chromosome 1, complete sequencehypothetical protein1e-101369
NC_007406:632436:652971652971653696726Nitrobacter winogradskyi Nb-255, complete genomeProtein of unknown function DUF2183e-40165
NC_007964:717590:738264738264738980717Nitrobacter hamburgensis X14, complete genomeprotein of unknown function DUF2181e-39163
NC_009483:3727490:372916337291633729762600Geobacter uraniireducens Rf4 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-1478.6
NC_011979:2352961:238297423829742383570597Geobacter sp. FRC-32, complete genomeprotein of unknown function DUF2189e-1373.9