Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_007517:1676604 Geobacter metallireducens GS-15, complete genome

Lineage: Geobacter metallireducens; Geobacter; Geobacteraceae; Desulfuromonadales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: First isolated from the Potomac river downstream of Washington, DC, USA in 1987. This organism actively moves towards metal attractants such as iron and manganese oxides, which are insoluble, and produces type IV pili for attachment to the insoluble substrates. Common metal-reducing bacterium. This organism, similar to what is observed in Geobacteria sulfurreducens, couples the oxidation of organic molecules to the reduction of iron by using insoluble Fe (III) as an electron acceptor under anaerobic conditions. This bacterium plays an imporant part of the nutrient cycling in aquatic environments. The cell can also use uranium and plutonium, therefore, this organism and may be important for the bioremediation of contaminated waste sites.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_013730:3208571 Spirosoma linguale DSM 74, complete genome

Lineage: Spirosoma linguale; Spirosoma; Cytophagaceae; Cytophagales; Bacteroidetes; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: Laboratory water bath; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 20 - 30C; Habitat: Fresh water, Fresh water, Soil. Spirosoma linguale has been isolated from soil and fresh water. This bacterium is very pleomorphic with a cell shape appearing as filaments, helices, coils, rings and horseshoes.