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Query: NC_008710:703740:740545 Borrelia turicatae 91E135, complete genome

Start: 740545, End: 740793, Length: 249

Host Lineage: Borrelia turicatae; Borrelia; Spirochaetaceae; Spirochaetales; Spirochaetes; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated in the USA from the soft tick Ornithodoros turicatae. Borrelia turicatae is the causative agent of tick-borne relapsing fever in the southwestern USA. Ticks become infected with Borrelia while feeding on an infected mammal, usually a rodent or squirrel. Borrelia then multiplies rapidly, causing a generalized infection throughout the tick. While feeding, the tick passes the spirochete into a mammalian host through its infectious saliva. Relapsing fever is characterized by period of chills, fever, headache, and malaise, followed by an asymptomatic, followed by another episode of symptoms. The cycle of relapsing is due to changes in the surface proteins of Borrelia, which allow it to avoid detection and removal by the host immune system. This antigenic variation is the result of homologous recombination of silent proteins into an expressed locus, causing partial or complete replacement of one serotype with another. These plasmids carry genes involved in antigenic variation and pathogenicity.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_010673:703816:743257743257743505249Borrelia hermsii DAH, complete genomeRNA binding protein6e-30129
NC_011244:746801:755220755220755468249Borrelia recurrentis A1, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-29127
NC_012225:2333500:235343023534302353672243Brachyspira hyodysenteriae WA1, complete genomeR-binding protein (contains KH domain)9e-1165.5
NC_018664:1699618:170018017001801700410231Clostridium acidurici 9a chromosome, complete genomeKH domain-containing RNA-binding protein8e-0855.8
NC_009495:2571732:257969725796972579924228Clostridium botulinum A str. ATCC 3502 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-0755.5
NC_009698:2420484:242406424240642424291228Clostridium botulinum A str. Hall chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-0755.5
NC_010520:2635750:264271526427152642942228Clostridium botulinum A3 str. Loch Maree, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-0755.5
NC_010516:2567911:256791125679112568138228Clostridium botulinum B1 str. Okra, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-0755.5
NC_014328:1379437:138967713896771389904228Clostridium ljungdahlii ATCC 49587 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein9e-0958.9
NC_020291:1437431:144776014477601447987228Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4(HMT), complete genomeKH domain-containing RNA-binding protein1e-0858.5
NC_014624:2668157:267314226731422673372231Eubacterium limosum KIST612 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-0650.8
NC_016633:541559:543800543800544033234Sphaerochaeta pleomorpha str. Grapes chromosome, complete genomeputative RNA-binding protein (contains KH domain)1e-1478.6
NC_015732:529201:535506535506535739234Spirochaeta caldaria DSM 7334 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein7e-1269.3
NC_010730:1211506:121538312153831215622240Sulfurihydrogenibium sp. YO3AOP1, complete genomehypothetical protein6e-0649.7
NC_007759:2179000:219638821963882196633246Syntrophus aciditrophicus SB, complete genomeRNA-binding protein3e-0650.8