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Query: NC_006510:2778777:2794214 Geobacillus kaustophilus HTA426, complete genome

Start: 2794214, End: 2795323, Length: 1110

Host Lineage: Geobacillus kaustophilus; Geobacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Geobacillus kaustophilus strain HTA426 was first isolated from deep sea sediment of the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean and belongs to a closely related group of thermophilic Bacillus spp. Members of this genus were originally classified as Bacillus. Recent rDNA analysis and DNA-DNA hybridization studies using spore-forming thermophilic subsurface isolates provided enough evidence to define the phylogenetically distinct, physiologically and morphologically consistent taxon Geobacillus. Geobacillus species are chemo-organotrophic, obligately thermophilic, motile, spore-forming, aerobic or facultatively anaerobic. This organism was compared with mesophilic Bacillus spp. to identify genome characteristics and specific genes related to thermophilia. Analysis of the amino acid compositions showed clear differences between Geobacillus kaustophilus and the mesophilic bacilli. In addition, the higher G+C content in Geobacillus kaustophilus rRNA also appears correlated to thermophilia. In addition, tRNA modification by the Geobacillus kaustophilus specific tRNA methyltransferases probably aids in the thermoadaptation of this organism.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_016593:2851243:2866578286657828677981221Geobacillus thermoleovorans CCB_US3_UF5 chromosome, completehypothetical protein6e-154543
NC_013411:735838:7378577378577389991143Geobacillus sp. Y412MC61, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-111403
NC_014915:2847680:2863558286355828647001143Geobacillus sp. Y412MC52 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-111403
NC_014206:771765:7738227738227749641143Geobacillus sp. C56-T3 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-111402
NC_014831:1818968:182796718279671828929963Thermaerobacter marianensis DSM 12885 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-1169.3