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Query: NC_017517:1807072:1810207 Neisseria meningitidis M01-240355 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 1810207, End: 1810560, Length: 354

Host Lineage: Neisseria meningitidis; Neisseria; Neisseriaceae; Neisseriales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: The second of two pathogenic Neisseria, this organism causes septicemia and is the leading cause of life-threatening meningitis (inflammation of the meninges, the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord) in children. This organism typically residies in the nasopharynx cavity but can invade the respiratory epthelial barrier, cross into the bloodstream and the blood brain barrier, and cause inflammation of the meninges. Pathogenicity factors include the surface proteins (porins and opacity proteins), and the type IV pilus (which is also found in Neisseria gonorrhoeae). This organism, like Neisseria gonorrhoeae, is naturally competent, and protein complexes at the cell surface recognize the uptake signal sequence in extracellular DNA, an 8mer that is found at high frequency in Neisseria chromosomal DNA.




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SubjectStartEndLengthSubject Host DescriptionCDS descriptionE-valueBit score
NC_017518:1843705:184370518437051844058354Neisseria meningitidis NZ-05/33 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-64242
NC_017505:1783476:178661117866111786964354Neisseria meningitidis alpha710 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-64242
NC_003112:1824196:182419618241961824549354Neisseria meningitidis MC58, complete genomehypothetical protein4e-64242