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Query: NC_007333:810381:816873 Thermobifida fusca YX, complete genome

Start: 816873, End: 817403, Length: 531

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_007333:1129826:114423311442331144709477Thermobifida fusca YX, complete genomehypothetical protein8e-48189
NC_007333:1129826:114660011466001147205606Thermobifida fusca YX, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-1582.4
NC_013929:5248000:525004952500495250591543Streptomyces scabiei 87.22 chromosome, complete genomeATP-binding protein2e-0651.6
NC_014211:174694:179690179690180211522Nocardiopsis dassonvillei subsp. dassonvillei DSM 43111 plasmidputative signal transduction histidine kinase3e-0651.2