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n1_4mer:GRV/n1_4mer:RV = (Global Relative Variance of OU patterns) / (Local Relative Variance of OU patterns)

n0_4mer:D = Distance between local and global OU patterns

n0_4mer:PS = Distance between 2 strands of same DNA molecule

Selected loci indicated by large D, increased GRV associated with decreased RV and moderate increase in PS

NC_002946: Neisseria gonorrhoeae FA 1090, complete genome

NCBI: NC_002946

Host Lineage: Neisseria gonorrhoeae; Neisseria; Neisseriaceae; Neisseriales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: A serum-resistant streptomycin-resistant proline-requiring strain isolated from a patient with disseminated gonococcal infections. Causes gonorrhea. One of two pathogenic Neisseria, this species causes the sexually transmitted disease (STD) gonorrhea, which is the leading reportable STD in adults in the USA. This human-specific organism colonizes and invades the mucosal surface of the urogenital epithelium, crosses the epithelial barrier, and ends up multiplying on the basement membrane. The Opa proteins are responsible for the opaque colony phenotype due to the tight junctions between adjacent Neisseria, and are also responsible for tight adherence to host cells. This organism, like Neisseria meningitidis, is also naturally competent for DNA uptake.

Islands with an asterisk (*) contain ribosomal proteins or RNA related elements and may indicate a False Positive Prediction!

#StartEndLengthIsland TextGRV_RVDPSNeighboursClusterSub ClusterBLASTNKey Word ConfirmationOther DB ConfirmationDownload Island
1618439*64067022232Island text1.5766529.559830.0539Neighbours35BLASTN618439.gbk
268472870809923372Island text1.6650830.247530.9199Neighbours24BLASTN684728.gbk
31020175106499344819Island text1.6812730.726937.3451Neighbours35BLASTN+IslandViewer 1020175.gbk
41342857136509922243Island text1.6354631.642122.4059Neighbours35BLASTN+1342857.gbk
51556000*157831222313Island text1.7617431.876835.0688Neighbours35BLASTN+1556000.gbk
61786000*181482228823Island text2.1448941.574243.6424Neighbours35BLASTN1786000.gbk
71902642*192658323942Island text1.5075132.174142.9589Neighbours35BLASTN+1902642.gbk
81935186*195867523490Island text2.2549437.013628.1188Neighbours35BLASTN1935186.gbk