Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_005125:3420270 Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421, complete genome

Lineage: Gloeobacter violaceus; Gloeobacter; ; Gloeobacterales; Cyanobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This organism was isolated from a calcereous (chalky) rock in Switzerland. Photosynthetic bacterium. This organism is an obligate photoautotroph that lacks thylakoid membranes and probably has its photosynthetic machinery in the cytoplasmic membrane with various components exposed to the periplasm whereas in other cyanobacteria the components are situated in the thylakoid membrane and are exposed to the cytoplasm. This unusual arrangement may be due to the lack of various fatty acids that are found in the thylakoid membrane in other cyanobacteria. It has been predicted that this organism was one of the earliest to diverge from the cyanobacterial line.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_000911:2511514 Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803, complete genome

Lineage: Synechocystis; Synechocystis; ; Chroococcales; Cyanobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This cyanobacterium was isolated from a freshwater lake in 1968 and is easily transformed by exogenous DNA. The photosynthetic apparatus is very similar to the one found in plants. This organism also exhibits phototactic movement.