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Query: NC_008710:900586:6285 Borrelia turicatae 91E135, complete genome

Start: 6285, End: 7358, Length: 1074

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_010673:908940:6588658876671080Borrelia hermsii DAH, complete genomehypothetical membrane spanning protein2e-133475
NC_011244:1:1913419134202251092Borrelia recurrentis A1, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-129461
NC_009778:4188000:4224523422452342255361014Enterobacter sakazakii ATCC BAA-894, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-1377.4
NC_017168:2999514:3011677301167730127351059Yersinia pestis A1122 chromosome, complete genomepheromone autoinducer 2 transporter3e-1376.3
NC_008150:2173708:2181508218150821825661059Yersinia pestis Antiqua, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1376.3
NC_003143:2741478:2749698274969827507561059Yersinia pestis CO92, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1376.3
NC_005810:2508671:2519622251962225206801059Yersinia pestis biovar Microtus str. 91001, complete genomeputative transport protein3e-1376.3
NC_004088:1909880:1921048192104819221331086Yersinia pestis KIM, complete genometransport protein4e-1375.9
NC_009850:934374:9582659582659593501086Arcobacter butzleri RM4018, complete genomeputative permease7e-1168.6
NC_017187:906877:9251879251879262721086Arcobacter butzleri ED-1, complete genomeputative transport protein1e-1067.8
NC_009436:2056000:2072462207246220734961035Enterobacter sp. 638, complete genometransporter2e-0963.9
NC_019940:1670262:1674423167442316755471125Thioflavicoccus mobilis 8321 chromosome, complete genomepermease2e-0860.1
NC_009663:851143:8547468547468558041059Sulfurovum sp. NBC37-1, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-0860.1
NC_015638:23654:4419744197452251029Lacinutrix sp. 5H-3-7-4 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-0859.3