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NC_003030:279643 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
2796432817092067Methyl-accepting chemotaxis proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
282134282346213Uncharacterized Fe-S protein fragmentQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
282379283338960Molybdate-binding proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
283892284710819Nitrogenase iron protein nitrogenase component II gene nifHQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
284854285180327Nitrogen regulatory protein PII nitrogen fixation nifHDQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
285192285569378Nitrogen regulatory protein PII nitrogen fixation nifHDQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
2855912871861596Nitrogenase molybdenum-iron protein alpha chain nitrogenase component I gene nifDQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
2871862885501365Nitrogenase molibdenum-iron protein beta chain gene nifKQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
2886472900471401Nitrogenase iron-molibdenum cofactor biosinthesis protein gene nifEQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
2900632927112649Fusion nifNKnifB nifN-nitrogenase iron molybdenum cofactor biosinthesis protein nifK-nitrogenase molibdenum-iron protein beta chain nifB-nitrogenQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
2927282937981071Homocitrate syntase omega subunit nifV nivOQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
293779294576798Homocitrate synthasealpha subunit nifVnioAQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
294652295164513Tryptophan-rich possible sensory protein TSPO homologQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
295415296158744Phosphoserine phosphatase related proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
296723297475753Predicted membrane proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
297523297888366Transcriptional regulator GntR familyQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
297891298595705ABC transporter ATP-binding proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
298777299718942L-lactate dehydrogenaseQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
299789300565777ABC transporter ATP-binding proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
3005223021981677Uncharacterized membrane proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP