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Query: NC_017518:98639:98639 Neisseria meningitidis NZ-05/33 chromosome, complete genome

Start: 98639, End: 100120, Length: 1482

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_017514:96911:9691196911983921482Neisseria meningitidis M01-240149 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein01021
NC_017505:96293:9629396293977741482Neisseria meningitidis alpha710 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein01021
NC_017511:1883663:188650818865081886975468Neisseria gonorrhoeae TCDC-NG08107 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-81302
NC_011035:1974489:197737419773741977796423Neisseria gonorrhoeae NCCP11945 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-72273
NC_017517:98554:100302100302100595294Neisseria meningitidis M01-240355 chromosome, complete genomehypothetical protein3e-44180