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Query: NC_006274:4408734:4412761 Bacillus cereus E33L, complete genome

Start: 4412761, End: 4413012, Length: 252

Host Lineage: Bacillus cereus; Bacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: This strain (originally ZK, now E33L; Ethosha National Park, Namibia; isolate number 33; Large colony) was isolated from a swab of a dead zebra carcass in April, 1996. Soil microorganism that can cause food poisoning. This organism is a soil-dwelling opportunistic pathogen that causes food poisoning in infected individuals. The rapid onset is characterized by nausea and vomiting while the late onset is characterized by diarrhea and abdominal pain. The emetic disease is caused by a small stable dodecadepsipeptide cerulide whereas the diarrheal disease is caused by a heat labile enterotoxin. Some strains produce a potent cytotoxin that forms a pore in the membrane of eukaryotic cells and causes necrotic enteritis (death of intestinal epithelial cells) while the unique tripartite membrane lytic toxin hemolysin BL contributes to the diarrheal disease and destructive infections of the eye.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_003909:4333097:433950443395044339755252Bacillus cereus ATCC 10987, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-40164
NC_004722:4496000:450346545034654503572108Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579, complete genomehypothetical Membrane Spanning Protein6e-1062.8
NC_011772:4487378:448936544893654489745381Bacillus cereus G9842, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-34143