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Query: NC_011658:2978000:2998353 Bacillus cereus AH187 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 2998353, End: 2998862, Length: 510

Host Lineage: Bacillus cereus; Bacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated from the vomit of a person having eaten cooked rice by the Public Health Laboratory Service (PHLS), London, UK. The isolate was associated with an emetic outbreak in 1972. This organism is a soil-dwelling opportunistic pathogen that causes food poisoning in infected individuals. The rapid onset is characterized by nausea and vomiting while the late onset is characterized by diarrhea and abdominal pain. The emetic disease is caused by a small stable dodecadepsipeptide cerulide whereas the diarrheal disease is caused by a heat labile enterotoxin. Some strains produce a potent cytotoxin that forms a pore in the membrane of eukaryotic cells and causes necrotic enteritis (death of intestinal epithelial cells) while the unique tripartite membrane lytic toxin hemolysin BL contributes to the diarrheal disease and destructive infections of the eye.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_016771:2933886:295423029542302954739510Bacillus cereus NC7401, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-87320
NC_013222:2595315:261128626112862611810525Robiginitalea biformata HTCC2501, complete genomehypothetical protein6e-29126
NC_016510:2856000:287181028718102872340531Flavobacterium columnare ATCC 49512 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-26118