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Query: NC_016582:5769080:5790437 Streptomyces bingchenggensis BCW-1 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 5790437, End: 5791099, Length: 663

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_013530:423540:441608441608442273666Xylanimonas cellulosilytica DSM 15894, complete genomeUridine kinase-like protein2e-27122
NC_006085:1859191:187998918799891880642654Propionibacterium acnes KPA171202, complete genomeputative uridine kinase3e-1788.6
NC_016511:1811171:183193118319311832581651Propionibacterium acnes TypeIA2 P.acn31 chromosome, completeuridine kinase1e-1583.6
NC_014039:1813205:183413818341381834656519Propionibacterium acnes SK137 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-1583.2
NC_012803:1117875:113810911381091138729621Micrococcus luteus NCTC 2665, complete genomeuridine kinase2e-1169.3