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Query: NC_016582:10638524:10641296 Streptomyces bingchenggensis BCW-1 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 10641296, End: 10641733, Length: 438

Host Lineage: Streptomyces bingchenggensis; Streptomyces; Streptomycetaceae; Actinomycetales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Streptomyces bingchenggensis BCW-1 was isolated from a soil sample collected in Harbin, China. This species produces milbemycins, a family of macrocyclic lactones widely used in human health, animal health, and crop protection. The characteristic earthy smell of freshly plowed soil is actually attributed to the aromatic terpenoid geosmin produced by species of Streptomyces. There are currently 364 known species of this genus, many of which are the most important industrial producers of antibiotics and other secondary metabolites of antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, and antitumor nature, as well as immunosuppressants, antihypercholesterolemics, etc. Streptomycetes are crucial in the soil environment because their diverse metabolism allows them to degrade the insoluble remains of other organisms, including recalcitrant compounds such as lignocelluloses and chitin. Streptomycetes produce both substrate and aerial mycelium. The latter shows characteristic modes of branching, and in the course of the streptomycete complex life cycle, these hyphae are partly transformed into chains of spores, which are often called conidia or arthrospores. An important feature in Streptomyces is the presence of type-I peptidoglycan in the cell walls that contains characteristic interpeptide glycine bridges. Another remarkable trait of streptomycetes is that they contain very large (~8 million base pairs which is about twice the size of most bacterial genomes) linear chromosomes with distinct telomeres. These rearrangements consist of the deletion of several hundred kilobases, often associated with the amplification of an adjacent sequence, and lead to metabolic diversity within the Streptomyces group. Sequencing of several strains of Streptomyces is aimed partly on understanding the mechanisms involved in these diversification processes.

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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_011898:1802971:182714918271491827622474Clostridium cellulolyticum H10, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-1580.5
NC_019757:2243796:225775122577512258248498Cylindrospermum stagnale PCC 7417, complete genomeconserved hypothetical phage tail region protein3e-0960.5
NC_014623:1883259:188534218853421885794453Stigmatella aurantiaca DW4/3-1 chromosome, complete genomephage tail region protein3e-0857.4
NC_016599:1412000:143131514313151431773459Owenweeksia hongkongensis DSM 17368 chromosome, complete genomeconserved hypothetical phage tail region protein4e-0857
NC_011898:1802971:182594818259481826391444Clostridium cellulolyticum H10, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-0856.6