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Query: NC_010612:5301135:5302532 Mycobacterium marinum M, complete genome

Start: 5302532, End: 5303251, Length: 720

Host Lineage: Mycobacterium marinum; Mycobacterium; Mycobacteriaceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This genus comprises a number of Gram-positive, acid-fast, rod-shaped aerobic bacteria and is the only member of the family Mycobacteriaceae within the order Actinomycetales. Like other closely related Actinomycetales, such as Nocardia and Corynebacterium, mycobacteria have unusually high genomic DNA GC content and are capable of producing mycolic acids as major components of their cell wall. Mycobacterium marinum is commonly found in fresh and salt water in North America. This bacterium, a close relative of M. tuberculosis, causes a tuberculosis-like disease in frogs, fish and other cold-blooded animals, and a peripheral granulomatous disease in humans. Human infections can be persistent and may lead to systemic infection and arthritis. M. marinum is photochromogenic, i.e. it produces bright yellow pigmentation (mainly beta-carotene) upon exposure to visible light. Infection is followed by a 2-8 week incubation period resulting in suppuration (pus) and organized ulcerating granulomas (tumorous lesions), predominantly localized in lymphatic and tendon sheaths, and cooler body tissues in the extremities.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_020133:4911044:491244149124414913160720Mycobacterium liflandii 128FXT, complete genomeintegral membrane protein2e-91335
NC_008611:1015138:103658610365861037395810Mycobacterium ulcerans Agy99, complete genomeintegral membrane protein2e-90332
NC_013757:2046000:204702620470262047790765Geodermatophilus obscurus DSM 43160, complete genomeAbortive infection protein2e-25115
NC_013169:87269:108023108023108757735Kytococcus sedentarius DSM 20547, complete genomeCAAX amino terminal protease family3e-2098.6