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Query: NC_007333:1677406:1687066 Thermobifida fusca YX, complete genome

Start: 1687066, End: 1689273, Length: 2208

Host Lineage: Thermobifida fusca; Thermobifida; Nocardiopsaceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Produces thermostable enzymes. Members of this genus are distinguished from most actinomycetes by their ability to form clustered spores that attach directly to the substrate mycelia, and not to the aerial mycelia. Moreover, these bacteria do not produce aerial mycelia at all. M. fusca is the most thermophilic, with some growth detectable at up to 75 degrees C. The natural habitat of Thermobifida is self-heated organic materials, like rotting hay, compost, manure or urban waste piles, etc., which they share with other thermophilic and thermotolerant actinomycetes. Biological and physiological features of these bacteria are accordingly adapted to the conditions of such environments, namely the high temperatures and the presence of abundant plant materials and other bio-polymer substrates of natural origin. Actinomycetes are well suited for this environment because they generally grow as branching hyphae and are well adapted to penetration and degradation of insoluble substrates such as lignocellulose. Spores of Thermobifida are known to cause allergic respiratory diseases called mushroom worker disease and farmer's lung, which develop in agricultural workers who by the nature of their work happen to breathe in significant amounts of actinomycete spores from hay, compost, etc. Some isolates of this organism are able to mineralize plastic disposals and other anthropogenic xenobiotics. Thermobifidaare of particular interest because they produce multiple thermostable enzymes involved in the degradation of lignocellulose.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_014210:5409324:5425068542506854275632496Nocardiopsis dassonvillei subsp. dassonvillei DSM 43111 chromosome,hypothetical protein6e-162571
NC_009925:4044691:4063500406350040657732274Acaryochloris marina MBIC11017, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-158558
NC_014165:2533040:2533040253304025351722133Thermobispora bispora DSM 43833 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein9e-158557
NC_015577:1682970:1684166168416616866372472Treponema azotonutricium ZAS-9 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-33144
NC_009617:3184924:3191010319101031934572448Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-27124
NC_007384:2251792:2270409227040922721841776Shigella sonnei Ss046, complete genome4e-1997.4
NC_016822:2341127:235977823597782360311534Shigella sonnei 53G, complete genomehypothetical protein9e-1376.3