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Query: NC_013355:1332263:1342297 Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis NCIB 11163, complete genome

Start: 1342297, End: 1342890, Length: 594

Host Lineage: Zymomonas mobilis; Zymomonas; Sphingomonadaceae; Sphingomonadales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: Spoiled beer; Temp: Mesophile. The natural habitat of this organism includes sugar-rich plant saps where the bacterium ferments sugar to ethanol. The high conversion of sugars to ethanol makes this organism useful in industrial production systems, particularly in production of bioethanol for fuel. A recombinant strain of this bacterium is utilized for the conversion of sugars, particularly xylose, which is not utilized by another common sugar-fermenting organism such as yeast, to ethanol. Since xylose is a common breakdown product of cellulose or a waste component of the agricultural industry, it is an attractive source for ethanol production. Zymomonas mobilis was chosen for this process as it is ethanol-tolerant (up to 120 grams of ethanol per litre) and productive (5-10% more ethanol than Saccharomyces). This bacterium ferments using the Enter-Doudoroff pathway, with the result that less carbon is used in cellular biomass production and more ends up as ethanol, another factor that favors this organism for ethanol production.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_011000:2732330:274985327498532750452600Burkholderia cenocepacia J2315 chromosome 1, complete sequencehypothetical protein5e-40164
NC_017192:88940:108377108377108964588Arcobacter sp. L, complete genomehypothetical protein7e-23107
NC_015703:3637312:364095336409533641531579Runella slithyformis DSM 19594 chromosome, complete genomeLactate utilization protein B/C4e-1684.3
NC_014752:1363562:136433813643381365039702Neisseria lactamica ST-640, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-0651.2
NC_008767:1363288:136575413657541366455702Neisseria meningitidis FAM18, complete genomehypothetical protein9e-0650.1