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Query: NC_011959:815601 Thermomicrobium roseum DSM 5159, complete genome

Start: 815601, End: 836122, Length: 20522

Host Lineage: Thermomicrobium roseum; Thermomicrobium; Thermomicrobiaceae; Thermomicrobiales; Chloroflexi; Bacteria

General Information: Thermomicrobium roseum DSM 5159 was isolated from Yellowstone National Park, USA. Obligate thermophile with unusual cell wall structure. Thermomicrobium roseum is a red-pigmented, rod-shaped, Gram-negative extreme thermophile that possesses both an atypical cell wall composition and an unusual cell membrane that is composed entirely of long-chain 1,2-diols. Analyses of environmental sequences from hot spring environments show that T.roseum displays a low quantity but ubiquitous presence in top layers of microbial mats. Few standard housekeeping genes are found on the megaplasmid, however, it does encode a complete system for chemotaxis including both chemosensory components and an entire flagellar apparatus. T. roseum oxidizes CO aerobically, making it the first thermophile known to do so. In addition, is is propose that glycosylation of its carotenoids plays a crucial role in the adaptation of the cell membrane to this bacterium's thermophilic lifestyle. Because T. roseum is a deep-branching member of this phylum, eventhough this species is not photosynthetic, analysis of the genome provides some insight into the origins of photosynthesis in the Chloroflexi.

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Subject IslandStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionE-valueBit scoreVisual BLASTNVisual BLASTP
NC_006361:1547034*1547034157675929726Nocardia farcinica IFM 10152, complete genome7e-1693.7BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_006177:52005552005554053820484Symbiobacterium thermophilum IAM 14863, complete genome7e-1383.8BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_014844:903877*90387792643122555Desulfovibrio aespoeensis Aspo-2 chromosome, complete genome1e-1179.8BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_011769:34347443434744346368228939Desulfovibrio vulgaris str. 'Miyazaki F', complete genome2e-1075.8BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_007298:2170181*2170181219259922419Dechloromonas aromatica RCB, complete genome3e-0971.9BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_002696:1154996*1154996117718622191Caulobacter crescentus CB15, complete genome3e-0971.9BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_011080:27224922722492274217119680Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar Newport str. SL254,1e-0560BLASTN svgBLASTP svg
NC_003197:27207262720726274079420069Salmonella typhimurium LT2, complete genome1e-0560BLASTN svgBLASTP svg