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Query: NC_012416:1332409:1333565 Wolbachia sp. wRi, complete genome

Start: 1333565, End: 1334290, Length: 726

Host Lineage: Wolbachia; Wolbachia; Anaplasmataceae; Rickettsiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Endosymbiont. Obligate intracellular bacterium infects around 20% of all insect species. Naturally infects Drosophila simulans and induces almost complete cytoplasmic incompatibility in its host. Wolbachia sp. subsp. Drosophila simulans (strain wRi) is an intracellular proteobacterium that infect insects as well as isopods, spiders, scorpions, mites, and filarial nematodes. It is maternally inherited and induces reproductive alterations of insect populations by male killing, feminization, parthenogenesis, or cytoplasmic incompatibility. In insect populations, Wolbachia sp. induce reproductive manipulations to enhance their own spreading. The most frequently observed reproductive abnormality is cytoplasmic incompatibility, where uninfected females are unable to produce offspring with infected males, whereas infected females can produce offspring with both infected and uninfected males, thus creating a reproductive advantage for infected females. Other spectacular effects of Wolbachia sp. infections are male embryo killing, feminization, and parthenogenesis induction.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_012026:1135041:113900411390041139660657Anaplasma marginale str. Florida, complete genomeEnhancing lycopene biosynthesis protein 21e-54213
NC_004842:1132441:113479411347941135450657Anaplasma marginale str. St. Maries, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-54213
NC_008577:4907497:493027349302734930929657Shewanella sp. ANA-3 chromosome 1, complete sequenceThiJ/PfpI domain protein2e-36152
NC_008321:4631866:465465046546504655306657Shewanella sp. MR-4, complete genomeThiJ/PfpI domain protein4e-36151