Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_003103:266013 Rickettsia conorii str. Malish 7, complete genome

Lineage: Rickettsia conorii; Rickettsia; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This strain was isolated from a human in South Africa. Causative agent for Rocky Mountain spotted fever. This genus, like other Rickettsial organisms such as Neorickettsia and Anaplasma, is composed of obligate intracellular pathogens. The latter is composed of two organisms, Rickettsia prowazekii and Rickettsia typhi. The bacteria are transmitted via an insect, usually a tick, to a host organism, in this case humans, where they target endothelial cells and sometimes macrophages. They attach via an adhesin, rickettsial outer membrane protein A, and are internalized where they persist as cytoplasmically free organisms. Transovarial transmission (from mother to offspring) occurs in the invertebrate host. This organism causes Rocky Mountain spotted fever which can cause severe damage to the endothelial layer of major organs, including the lungs, heart, kidneys, and skeletal muscle which can result in death.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_014377:149288 Thermosediminibacter oceani DSM 16646 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Thermosediminibacter oceani; Thermosediminibacter; Thermoanaerobacterales Family III; Thermoanaerobacterales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Country: Peru; Environment: Deep sea, Sediment, Soil; Isolation: Deep sea sediments (252 m below sea level); Temp: Thermophile; Temp: 52 - 76C. Thermosediminibacter oceani is an anaerobic thermophilic bacterium isolated from marine sediment 252 meters below sea level.