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Query: NC_013355:105500 Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis NCIB 11163, complete genome

D: 29.1472

Host Lineage: Zymomonas mobilis; Zymomonas; Sphingomonadaceae; Sphingomonadales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: Spoiled beer; Temp: Mesophile. The natural habitat of this organism includes sugar-rich plant saps where the bacterium ferments sugar to ethanol. The high conversion of sugars to ethanol makes this organism useful in industrial production systems, particularly in production of bioethanol for fuel. A recombinant strain of this bacterium is utilized for the conversion of sugars, particularly xylose, which is not utilized by another common sugar-fermenting organism such as yeast, to ethanol. Since xylose is a common breakdown product of cellulose or a waste component of the agricultural industry, it is an attractive source for ethanol production. Zymomonas mobilis was chosen for this process as it is ethanol-tolerant (up to 120 grams of ethanol per litre) and productive (5-10% more ethanol than Saccharomyces). This bacterium ferments using the Enter-Doudoroff pathway, with the result that less carbon is used in cellular biomass production and more ends up as ethanol, another factor that favors this organism for ethanol production.

Number of Neighbours: 8




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Subject IslandSubject Host Description Compositional Similarity Proposed Island FlowSubject Island D
NC_006526:1303635*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ZM4, complete genome84.2892 %Subject ←→ Query26.211
NC_006526:1202000Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ZM4, complete genome83.462 %Subject ←→ Query26.5929
NC_013355:1332263Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis NCIB 11163, complete genome82.7849 %Subject ←→ Query26.5686
NC_015709:1769806*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. pomaceae ATCC 29192 chromosome, complete79.375 %Subject ←→ Query38.7653
NC_007759:2097734*Syntrophus aciditrophicus SB, complete genome76.7586 %Subject Query40.0061
NC_015388:2143329*Desulfobacca acetoxidans DSM 11109 chromosome, complete genome76.4032 %Subject Query42.2577
NC_016026:1224129*Micavibrio aeruginosavorus ARL-13 chromosome, complete genome76.2132 %Subject Query47.9407
NC_015577:3776295Treponema azotonutricium ZAS-9 chromosome, complete genome75.049 %Subject ←→ Query32.1958