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Query: NC_011283:4212000:4225632 Klebsiella pneumoniae 342 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 4225632, End: 4225937, Length: 306

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_016860:364981:372938372938373222285Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Typhimurium strhypothetical protein3e-1270.9
NC_011147:2496808:251743025174302517714285Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Paratyphi A strhypothetical protein3e-1270.9
NC_006511:2501500:252189425218942522178285Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Paratyphi A str. ATCChypothetical protein3e-1270.9
NC_010067:2529750:259305525930552593339285Salmonella enterica subsp. arizonae serovar 62:z4,z23:--, completehypothetical protein4e-1270.1