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NC_008312:2264832 Trichodesmium erythraeum IMS101, complete genome

Host Lineage: Trichodesmium erythraeum; Trichodesmium; ; Oscillatoriales; Cyanobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Trichodesmium erythraeum strain IMS101 was isolated from the North Carolina coast in 1992 and grows in straight filaments. Filamentous marine cyanobacterium. This filamentous marine cyanobacterium is a nitrogen-fixing organism that contribues a significant amount of the global fixed nitrogen each year. These bacteria are unusual in that nitrogen fixation takes place in a differentiated cell called the diazocyte which is different from the nitrogen-fixing differentiated cell (heterocyst) found in other cyanobacteria. The diazocyte is developed in order to protect the oxygen-sensitive nitrogenases and includes a number of changes including production of more membranes and down-regulation of photosynthetic activity during times of peak nitrogen fixation (noontime). This organism gives the Red Sea its name when large blooms appear and is one of the organisms most often associated with large blooms in marine waters.

StartEndLengthCDS descriptionQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
226483222700455214glycosyl transferase family 2QuickGO ontologyBLASTP
22705962270847252hypothetical proteinBLASTP
22709602271160201hypothetical proteinBLASTP
22713842272046663hypothetical proteinBLASTP
227216822751252958Chromosome segregation ATPase-like proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
227578322794123630Chromosome segregation ATPase-like proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
228166122831211461TPR repeatQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
22835082284245738hypothetical proteinBLASTP
22846542284980327hypothetical protein
22854672285946480hypothetical proteinBLASTP
22864272286921495hypothetical proteinBLASTP
22877272288308582Thioredoxin domainQuickGO ontologyBLASTP