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Query: NC_006932:266000:272071 Brucella abortus biovar 1 str. 9-941 chromosome I, complete

Start: 272071, End: 272550, Length: 480

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

General Information: Causes bovine brucellosis. 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). 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 was first noticed on the island of Malta. It is the primary cause of bovine brucellosis, which results in enormous (billions of dollars) economic losses due primarily to reproductive failure and food losses. In man, it causes undulant fever, a long debilitating disease that is treated by protracted administration of antibiotics.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_009505:264963:270996270996271475480Brucella ovis ATCC 25840 chromosome I, complete sequencehypothetical protein3e-76283
NC_007618:262415:268438268438268917480Brucella melitensis biovar Abortus 2308 chromosome I, completehypothetical protein3e-76283
NC_003317:1719546:173187117318711732350480Brucella melitensis 16M chromosome I, complete sequencehypothetical protein3e-76283
NC_015857:265721:271832271832272311480Brucella pinnipedialis B2/94 chromosome chromosome 1, completehypothetical protein3e-76283