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Query: NC_009617:3263413:3268352 Clostridium beijerinckii NCIMB 8052 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 3268352, End: 3268960, Length: 609

Host Lineage: Clostridium beijerinckii; Clostridium; Clostridiaceae; Clostridiales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Solvent-producing bacterium. This genus comprises about 150 metabolically diverse species of anaerobes that are ubiquitous in virtually all anoxic habitats where organic compounds are present, including soils, aquatic sediments and the intestinal tracts of animals and humans. This shape is attributed to the presence of endospores that develop under conditions unfavorable for vegetative growth and distend single cells terminally or sub-terminally. Spores germinate under conditions favorable for vegetative growth, such as anaerobiosis and presence of organic substrates. It is believed that present day Mollicutes (Eubacteria) have evolved regressively (i.e., by genome reduction) from gram-positive clostridia-like ancestors with a low GC content in DNA. Some species are capable of producing organic solvents (acetone, ethanol, etc,), molecular hydrogen and other useful compounds. There are also species that can fix molecular nitrogen and thus are important participants in biological turnaround of nitrogen compounds in nature. This species is used to produce industrial solvents.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_014220:70490:825348253483220687Syntrophothermus lipocalidus DSM 12680 chromosome, complete genomeDomain of unknown function DUF18634e-1374.7
NC_010674:1390473:139047313904731390829357Clostridium botulinum B str. Eklund 17B, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-0857.8
NC_015311:2626850:263928826392882639974687Prevotella denticola F0289 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-0652.8