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Query: NC_018145:104303 Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ATCC 29191 chromosome, complete

D: 28.3189

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

General Information: Isolation: Fermenting Elaeis palm sap; 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: 36




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Subject IslandSubject Host Description Compositional Similarity Proposed Island FlowSubject Island D
NC_018866:27878Dehalobacter sp. DCA chromosome, complete genome75.6189 %Subject ←→ Query26.3517
NC_015388:2143329*Desulfobacca acetoxidans DSM 11109 chromosome, complete genome75.6893 %Subject Query42.2577
NC_015873:380485*Megasphaera elsdenii DSM 20460, complete genome75.9498 %Subject Query39.5869
NC_007759:2097734*Syntrophus aciditrophicus SB, complete genome75.9865 %Subject Query40.0061
NC_015577:3776295Treponema azotonutricium ZAS-9 chromosome, complete genome75.3738 %Subject ←→ Query32.1958
NC_017262:959028Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ATCC 10988 chromosome, complete76.1581 %Subject ←→ Query27.2161
NC_017262:623351*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ATCC 10988 chromosome, complete84.3719 %Subject ←→ Query31.8296
NC_017262:1913302*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ATCC 10988 chromosome, complete84.1605 %Subject ←→ Query25.9275
NC_018145:683874*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ATCC 29191 chromosome, complete83.5202 %Subject ←→ Query25.3709
NC_018145:50237Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ATCC 29191 chromosome, complete86.152 %Subject ←→ Query24.0769
NC_018145:1089548*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ATCC 29191 chromosome, complete81.6023 %Subject ←→ Query22.7322
NC_013355:1332263Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis NCIB 11163, complete genome83.5938 %Subject ←→ Query26.5686
NC_013355:1087807*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis NCIB 11163, complete genome76.0723 %Subject ←→ Query28.2344
NC_013355:105500*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis NCIB 11163, complete genome91.3603 %Subject ←→ Query29.1472
NC_006526:1202000Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ZM4, complete genome84.2157 %Subject ←→ Query26.5929
NC_006526:256658Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ZM4, complete genome75.383 %Subject ←→ Query25.6303
NC_006526:1303635*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. mobilis ZM4, complete genome86.0049 %Subject ←→ Query26.211
NC_015709:1769806*Zymomonas mobilis subsp. pomaceae ATCC 29192 chromosome, complete80.3891 %Subject Query38.7653