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Query: NC_020134:2295092 Clostridium stercorarium subsp. stercorarium DSM 8532, complete

D: 30.3131

Host Lineage: Clostridium stercorarium; Clostridium; unclassified Ruminococcaceae; Clostridiales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Lignocellulosic biomass has great potential as an abundant and renewable source of fermentable sugars through enzymic saccharification. Clostridium stercorarium is a catabolically versatile bacterium producing a wide range of hydrolases for degradation of biomass. Together with Clostridium thermocellum, Clostridium aldrichii and other cellulose degraders, it forms group I of the clostridia. It is moderately thermophilic, with an optimum growth temperature of 65 degrees C, and has repeatedly been isolated from self-heated compost. The two-component cellulase system of C. stercorarium has been investigated thoroughly. Due to its ability to utilize the various polysaccharides present in biomass it is especially suited for the fermentation of hemicellulose to organic solvents. Some isolates have been used in Japan in a single-step ethanol-fermenting pilot-process with lignocellulosic biomass as substrate.

Number of Neighbours: 16

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Subject IslandSubject Host Description Compositional Similarity Proposed Island FlowSubject Island D
NC_020134:1243122*Clostridium stercorarium subsp. stercorarium DSM 8532, complete86.2745 %Subject ←→ Query27.2486
NC_020134:2801199*Clostridium stercorarium subsp. stercorarium DSM 8532, complete84.0625 %Subject ←→ Query27.9973
NC_020134:2193900*Clostridium stercorarium subsp. stercorarium DSM 8532, complete84.807 %Subject ←→ Query28.7889
NC_020134:2832857*Clostridium stercorarium subsp. stercorarium DSM 8532, complete84.4393 %Subject ←→ Query29.5505
NC_014152:305955*Thermincola sp. JR, complete genome76.0294 %Subject ←→ Query30.3988
NC_020134:2948000*Clostridium stercorarium subsp. stercorarium DSM 8532, complete85.8425 %Subject ←→ Query35.2359
NC_014377:1060000Thermosediminibacter oceani DSM 16646 chromosome, complete genome75.2727 %Subject ←→ Query35.3994
NC_014377:1335963*Thermosediminibacter oceani DSM 16646 chromosome, complete genome76.5472 %Subject ←→ Query35.5697