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Query: NC_017517:945013:960940 Neisseria meningitidis M01-240355 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 960940, End: 961881, Length: 942

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_017501:1443769:144979314497931450704912Neisseria meningitidis 8013, complete genomephage protein7e-126450
NC_017511:522679:535019535019535579561Neisseria gonorrhoeae TCDC-NG08107 chromosome, complete genomeputative phage associated protein6e-77287
NC_011035:541560:556661556661557221561Neisseria gonorrhoeae NCCP11945 chromosome, complete genomeputative phage associated protein6e-77287
NC_002946:1020175:104848910484891048887399Neisseria gonorrhoeae FA 1090, complete genomehypothetical protein, putative phage associated protein4e-53208
NC_014910:1734634:173707717370771738075999Alicycliphilus denitrificans BC chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein1e-1170.5