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NC_003030:1375764 Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824, complete genome

Host Lineage: Clostridium acetobutylicum; Clostridium; Clostridiaceae; Clostridiales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated in 1924 from garden soil in Connecticut, USA, by E. Wyer and L. Rettger. It is one of the best studied solventogenic clostridia. Solvent-producing bacterium. This genus comprises about 150 metabolically diverse species of anaerobes that are ubiquitous in virtually all anoxic habitats where organic compounds are present, including soils, aquatic sediments and the intestinal tracts of animals and humans. This shape is attributed to the presence of endospores that develop under conditions unfavorable for vegetative growth and distend single cells terminally or sub-terminally. Spores germinate under conditions favorable for vegetative growth, such as anaerobiosis and presence of organic substrates. It is believed that present day Mollicutes (Eubacteria) have evolved regressively (i.e., by genome reduction) from gram-positive clostridia-like ancestors with a low GC content in DNA. This organism is a benign saccharolytic and proteolytic soil bacterium capable of producing a number of organic solvents (solventogenic bacterium) through fermentation of various organic compounds. acetobutyricum were isolated by Chaim Weizman during the World War I and used to develop industrial starch-based acetone, butanol and ethanol fermentation processes.

StartEndLengthCDS descriptionQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13757641376666903Chemotaxis protein CheV ortholog CheW-like adaptor domain and CheY-like reciever domainQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13772061377673468hypothetical proteinBLASTP
13776971378587891Homoserine kinase thrBQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13787531378944192hypothetical proteinBLASTP
13790381379535498hypothetical proteinBLASTP
13796351380315681hypothetical proteinBLASTP
13804531380713261Predicted membrane proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13807181381317600Maf-like proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13813361382025690DNA repair protein RadCQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
138205213830591008mreBQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13830681383919852Shape-determining protein mreCQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13839301384421492Predicted membrane proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
138444013871902751Penicillin-binding protein 2QuickGO ontologyBLASTP
138752713902772751Penicillin-binding protein 2QuickGO ontologyBLASTP
139047213932072736Penicillin-binding protein 2QuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13933721394007636septum formation inhibitorQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13943731395164792Septum site-determining protein MinD ATPaseQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
139559113967121122Cell division protein rodAftsWspoVE familyQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
13969881397794807Possible membrane metalloendopeptidaseQuickGO ontologyBLASTP