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NC_008312:2888237 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
288823728962918055DNA polymerase III alpha subunitQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
289700428989951992Integrin beta chain-likeQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
289910229025723471peptidase-likeQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
290268629052772592peptidase-likeQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
290593129138297899peptidase-likeQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
291626029183772118glycogen debranching enzyme GlgXQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
29185802918786207hypothetical protein
291956629217672202hypothetical proteinBLASTP
292196629231471182hypothetical protein
292319229262843093hypothetical protein