Pre_GI: BLASTP Hits

Some Help

Query: NC_016582:7101701:7103006 Streptomyces bingchenggensis BCW-1 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 7103006, End: 7104118, Length: 1113

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.




Search Results with any or all of these Fields

Host Accession, e.g. NC_0123..Host Description, e.g. Clostri...
Host Lineage, e.g. archae, Proteo, Firmi...
Host Information, e.g. soil, Thermo, Russia



SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_010572:3878660:3899340389934039004761137Streptomyces griseus subsp. griseus NBRC 13350, complete genomeputative septum site-determining protein7e-63241
NC_016114:3938721:3948761394876139499001140Streptomyces flavogriseus ATCC 33331 chromosome, complete genomeseptum site-determining protein2e-60233
NC_003155:5616000:5623699562369956247931095Streptomyces avermitilis MA-4680, complete genomeseptum site determining protein6e-60231
NC_013595:480000:4805194805194815651047Streptosporangium roseum DSM 43021, complete genomehypothetical protein2e-1894
NC_014391:421547:4398884398884409911104Micromonospora aurantiaca ATCC 27029 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein5e-0652.4