Pre_GI: BLASTP Hits

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Query: NC_017218:178564:193613 Bifidobacterium breve ACS-071-V-Sch8b chromosome, complete genome

Start: 193613, End: 194002, Length: 390

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_013721:430000:4441494441494451621014Gardnerella vaginalis 409-05, complete genomeAbi-like protein1e-0755.1
NC_016052:842762:8905098905098916001092Tetragenococcus halophilus NBRC 12172, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-0650.4