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Query: NC_017218:1166844:1168274 Bifidobacterium breve ACS-071-V-Sch8b chromosome, complete genome

Start: 1168274, End: 1168519, Length: 246

Host Lineage: Bifidobacterium breve; Bifidobacterium; Bifidobacteriaceae; Bifidobacteriales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Representatives of this genus naturally colonize the human gastrointestinal tract (GIT) and are important for establishing and maintaining homeostasis of the intestinal ecosystem to allow for normal digestion. Their presence has been associated with beneficial health effects, such as prevention of diarrhea, amelioration of lactose intolerance, or immunomodulation. The stabilizing effect on GIT microflora is attributed to the capacity of bifidobacteria to produce bacteriocins, which are bacteriostatic agents with a broad spectrum of action, and to their pH-reducing activity. Most of the ~30 known species of bifidobacteria have been isolated from the mammalian GIT, and some from the vaginal and oral cavity. All are obligate anaerobes belonging to the Actinomycetales, branch of Gram-positive bacteria with high GC content that also includes Corynebacteria, Mycobacteria, and Streptomycetes. This organism is one of the first colonizers of the human gastrointestinal tract, and is a dominant member of the adult intestinal microbial community. Probiotics are live microbial supplements which benefit the health of an animal by maintaining normal microbial flora, producing vitamins, and stimulating the mucosal immune system




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_011593:1830500:183198718319871832238252Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis ATCC 15697 chromosome,RelB antitoxin1e-40164
NC_017219:1830353:183178318317831832028246Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis ATCC 15697, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-40164