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Query: NC_006570:707280:715530 Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis Schu 4, complete genome

Start: 715530, End: 715880, Length: 351

Host Lineage: Francisella tularensis; Francisella; Francisellaceae; Thiotrichales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This subspecies is virulent in humans, and the strain is a clinical isolate that is also virulent in an animal model. Originally isolated from a human case of tularemia in 1951. There are a large number of insertion sequences including a mariner element, which is a transposon typically found in eukaryotes and is the first instance of this element to be found in a microbe, which may have acquired it during transit through one of the insect vectors. Causative agent of tularemia. This organism was first identified by Edward Francis as the causative agent of a plague-like illness that affected squirrels in Tulare county in California in the early part of the 20th century. The organism now bears his name. The disease, which has been noted throughout recorded history, can be transmitted to humans by infected ticks or deerflies, infected meat, or by aerosol, and thus is a potential bioterrorism agent. This organism has a high infectivity rate, and can invade phagocytic and nonphagocytic cells, multiplying rapidly. Once within a macrophage, the organism can escape the phagosome and live in the cytosol. It is an aquatic organism, and can be found living inside protozoans, similar to what is observed with Legionella.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_016937:707279:715529715529715879351Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis TI0902 chromosome,cell division protein FtsL4e-49192
NC_016933:783938:791436791436791786351Francisella tularensis TIGB03 chromosome, complete genomecell division protein FtsL4e-49192
NC_008601:631504:639396639396639746351Francisella tularensis subsp. novicida U112, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-49192
NC_008245:707984:715482715482715832351Francisella tularensis subsp. tularensis FSC 198, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-49192
NC_007880:1456705:146962014696201469970351Francisella tularensis subsp. holarctica, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-48189
NC_010336:213148:246943246943247293351Francisella philomiragia subsp. philomiragia ATCC 25017, completehypothetical protein1e-37155
NC_015696:1749863:176615217661521766430279Francisella sp. TX077308 chromosome, complete genomecell division protein FtsL4e-25113