Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_003116:93576 Neisseria meningitidis Z2491, complete genome

Lineage: Neisseria meningitidis; Neisseria; Neisseriaceae; Neisseriales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This is a serogroup A strain isolated in Gambia in 1983. Causes septicemia and meningitis. The second of two pathogenic Neisseria, this organism causes septicemia and is the leading cause of life-threatening meningitis (inflammation of the meninges, the membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord) in children. This organism typically residies in the nasopharynx cavity but can invade the respiratory epthelial barrier, cross into the bloodstream and the blood brain barrier, and cause inflammation of the meninges. Pathogenicity factors include the surface proteins (porins and opacity proteins), and the type IV pilus (which is also found in Neisseria gonorrhoeae). Pathogenicity factors include the surface proteins (porins and opacity proteins), and the type IV pilus (which is also found in Neisseria gonorrhoeae). This organism, like Neisseria gonorrhoeae, is naturally competent, and protein complexes at the cell surface recognize the uptake signal sequence in extracellular DNA, an 8mer that is found at high frequency in Neisseria chromosomal DNA.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_015458:3077804 Pusillimonas sp. T7-7 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Pusillimonas; Pusillimonas; Alcaligenaceae; Burkholderiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Isolated from the benthal mud of a petroleum-contaminated site in Bohai Sea, China. Gram-negative bacterium isolated from the seabed mud of Bohai Sea, in a petroleum-contaminated region. It is cold tolerant (grows between 4 to 37°C, optimum 30°C), salt tolerant (5% NaCl), and able to utilize diesel oils as the sole carbon source for growth.