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Query: NC_011283:1811000:1846900 Klebsiella pneumoniae 342 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 1846900, End: 1847175, Length: 276

Host Lineage: Klebsiella pneumoniae; Klebsiella; Enterobacteriaceae; Enterobacteriales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Klebsiella pneumoniae 342 was isolated from the stem tissue of Zea mays. This strain fixes atmospheric nitrogen and may be able to provide nitrogen, in the form of ammonia, to plant cells. This organism is the most medically important organism within the genus Klebsiella. It is an environmental organism found in water, soil, and on the surface of plants. Several strains have been isolated from plant tissues and are nitrogen-fixing endophytes that may be a source of nitrogen for the plant. Other strains can become opportunistic pathogens which infect humans, and typically causes hospital-acquired infections in immunocompromised patients. Major sites of infection include the lungs, where it causes a type of pneumonia, and urinary tract infections. Klebsiella can also enter the bloodstream (bacterimia) and cause sepsis. The pathogen can also infect animals and cause inflammation of the uterus in horses as well as more generalized infections in other mammals. This organism expresses numerous pathogenicity factors, including multiple adhesins, capsular polysaccharide, siderophores, and lipopolysaccharide for the evasion of host defenses. The multiple antibiotic resistance genes carried on the chromosome inhibit efforts to clear the organism from infected patients via antibiotic use.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_016818:1795576:182893618289361829211276Rahnella aquatilis CIP 78.65 = ATCC 33071 chromosome, completehypothetical protein3e-37153
NC_012731:3411161:345371134537113453938228Klebsiella pneumoniae NTUH-K2044 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-0961.6
NC_009792:859228:880034880034880276243Citrobacter koseri ATCC BAA-895, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-0753.5
NC_013592:2968500:300201130020113002235225Dickeya dadantii Ech586, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-0753.1
NC_012912:1701231:170406517040651704289225Dickeya zeae Ech1591, complete genomeconserved hypothetical protein; putative exported protein6e-0649.7