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NC_017517:945013 Neisseria meningitidis M01-240355 chromosome, complete genome

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.

StartEndLengthCDS descriptionQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
9450139542439231hypothetical proteinBLASTP
954379954753375hypothetical proteinBLASTP
954822955190369hypothetical proteinBLASTP
955183956082900hypothetical proteinBLASTP
956082956474393hypothetical proteinBLASTP
9565229596923171hypothetical proteinBLASTP
9596809608731194hypothetical proteinBLASTP
960940961881942hypothetical proteinBLASTP
9619209631971278hypothetical proteinBLASTP
963270963728459hypothetical proteinBLASTP
963851964219369hypothetical proteinBLASTP
964216964890675hypothetical proteinBLASTP
964887965042156hypothetical proteinBLASTP
965247965627381hypothetical proteinBLASTP
965775966248474Peptidase M15 family proteinQuickGO ontologyBLASTP
966245966769525hypothetical proteinBLASTP
966822967169348putative plasmid toxin protein PemKQuickGO ontologyBLASTP