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Query: NC_011883:487187:496002 Desulfovibrio desulfuricans subsp. desulfuricans str. ATCC 27774,

Start: 496002, End: 497828, Length: 1827

Host Lineage: Desulfovibrio desulfuricans; Desulfovibrio; Desulfovibrionaceae; Desulfovibrionales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Desulfovibrio desulfuricans subsp. desulfuricans str. ATCC 27774 was isolated from the rumen of a sheep. D. desulfuricans reduces sulfate to sulfide found in soil, freshwater, saltwater and the intestinal tract of animals. This organism grows anaerobically and utilizes a wide variety of electron acceptors, including sulfate, sulfur, nitrate, and nitrite, as well as others. The nitrate reduction pathway is not expressed while sulfate is available. Alternatively, the sulfate reduction pathway is constitutively expressed when the cells are growing with nitrate reduction. A number of toxic metals are reduced, including uranium (VI), chromium (VI) and iron (III), making this organism of interest as bioremediator. Metal corrosion, a problem that is partly the result of the collective activity of this bacterium, results in billions of dollars in losses each year to the petroleum industry. This organism is responsible for the production of poisonous hydrogen sulfide gas in marine sediments and in terrestrial environments such as drilling sites for petroleum products.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_016620:341699:3803263803263816901365Bacteriovorax marinus SJ, complete genomehypothetical protein7e-21102
NC_009138:1138917:1147883114788311496851803Herminiimonas arsenicoxydans, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-1688.2
NC_008510:1339926:1365990136599013677531764Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo-bovis JB197 chromosome 1,hypothetical protein1e-1585.1
NC_015572:1252000:1259305125930512611431839Methylomonas methanica MC09 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1273.9
NC_007298:1334876:1356301135630113580641764Dechloromonas aromatica RCB, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1067.4