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Query: NC_014335:2718000:2737275 Bacillus cereus biovar anthracis str. CI chromosome, complete

Start: 2737275, End: 2737580, Length: 306

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

General Information: This strain probably caused lethal anthrax in chimpanzee Leo in the rainforest of the Tai National Park, Cote d'Ivoire. It belongs to a collection of genetically closely related bacteria, isolated in 2001 and 2002 from deceased wild chimpanzees living in this rain forest area. An autopsy showed symptoms typical of anthrax, but the bacterium isolated was motile, unlike B.anthracis. 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_005957:2756000:277405727740572774362306Bacillus thuringiensis serovar konkukian str. 97-27, completehypothetical protein8e-53205
NC_006274:2779380:279858027985802798885306Bacillus cereus E33L, complete genomegroup-specific protein8e-53205
NC_016779:2693790:271172427117242712029306Bacillus cereus F837/76 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-52204
NC_011773:2782465:280034328003432800648306Bacillus cereus AH820 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-50197
NC_011969:2706000:272506227250622725367306Bacillus cereus Q1 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-50196
NC_005945:2716000:273499727349972735296300Bacillus anthracis str. Sterne, complete genomehypothetical protein6e-50195
NC_003997:2715623:273453427345342734833300Bacillus anthracis str. Ames, complete genomehypothetical protein6e-50195
NC_007530:2716885:273466227346622734961300Bacillus anthracis str. 'Ames Ancestor', complete genomehypothetical protein6e-50195
NC_012659:2715651:273456227345622734861300Bacillus anthracis str. A0248, complete genomehypothetical protein6e-50195
NC_003909:2798622:281648828164882816793306Bacillus cereus ATCC 10987, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-48191
NC_017208:2942554:296223029622302962535306Bacillus thuringiensis serovar chinensis CT-43 chromosome, completehypothetical protein1e-43174
NC_011772:2860000:287996928799692880181213Bacillus cereus G9842, complete genomegroup-specific protein2e-30130
NC_017188:753039:768345768345768629285Bacillus amyloliquefaciens TA208 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-0961.2