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Query: NC_006396:2025500 Haloarcula marismortui ATCC 43049 chromosome I, complete sequence

Start: 2025500, End: 2052614, Length: 27115

Host Lineage: Haloarcula marismortui; Haloarcula; Halobacteriaceae; Halobacteriales; Euryarchaeota; Archaea

General Information: This organism was isolated from the Dead Sea and will provide information on the proteins necessary for adaptation to a high salt environment. Halophilic archaeon. Halobacterial species are obligately halophilic microorganisms that have adapted to optimal growth under conditions of extremely high salinity 10 times that of sea water. They contain a correspondingly high concentration of salts internally and exhibit a variety of unusual and unique molecular characteristics. Since their discovery, extreme halophiles have been studied extensively by chemists, biochemists, microbiologists, and molecular biologists to define both molecular diversity and universal features of life. A notable list of early research milestones on halophiles includes the discovery of a cell envelope composed of an S-layer glycoprotein, archaeol ether lipids and purple membrane, and metabolic and biosynthetic processes operating at saturating salinities. These early discoveries established the value of investigations directed at extremophiles and set the stage for pioneering phylogenetic studies leading to the three-domain view of life and classification of Halobacterium as a member of the archaeal domain. This organism is also know as "Halobacterium of the Dead Sea". Growth occurs in 1.7-5.1 M NaCl with optimum salt concentration of 3.4-3.9 M NaCl. The cytosol of this organism is a supersaturated salt solution in which proteins are soluble and active. This halophile is chemoorganotrophic and able to use a wide variety of compounds as sole carbon and energy sources.

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Subject IslandStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionE-valueBit scoreVisual BLASTNVisual BLASTP
NC_015948:2704046*2704046273771533670Haloarcula hispanica ATCC 33960 chromosome chromosome I, complete07878BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_006396:2115334*2115334215063235299Haloarcula marismortui ATCC 43049 chromosome I, complete sequence04476BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_013202:41850041850044709928600Halomicrobium mukohataei DSM 12286, complete genome01037BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_019962:3331849*3331849335579323945Natrinema pellirubrum DSM 15624, complete genome8e-47196BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_013202:149473*14947317241222940Halomicrobium mukohataei DSM 12286, complete genome4e-30141BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_019964:2816990*2816990287242655437Halovivax ruber XH-70, complete genome4e-1591.7BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_019964:20804442080444210148821045Halovivax ruber XH-70, complete genome9e-1383.8BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_013158:768000*76800079188423885Halorhabdus utahensis DSM 12940, complete genome3e-0971.9BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_006569:69939*6993910335033412Silicibacter pomeroyi DSS-3 megaplasmid, complete sequence3e-0661.9BLASTN svgBLASTP svg