Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_007799:186000 Ehrlichia chaffeensis str. Arkansas, complete genome

Lineage: Ehrlichia chaffeensis; Ehrlichia; Anaplasmataceae; Rickettsiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This strain is the first isolate of Ehrlichia chaffeensis, which was obtained from a patient on an army base in Arkansas, USA in 1990. Causes disease in humans. This organism is an obligate intracellular pathogen that exists within vacuoles in the cytoplasm of monocytes or granulocytes. Transferred during an insect (tick) bite, it can cause disease in humans (human monocytic ehrlichiosis) and can reside in several other animals and is a problem in immunocompromised patients. The bacterium inhibits phagosome-lysozome fusion as well as programmed cell death (apoptosis) of the host cell, similar to what is observed with Anaplasma phagocytophilum.

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Subject: NC_011565:1 Candidatus Azobacteroides pseudotrichonymphae genomovar. CFP2,

Lineage: Azobacteroides pseudotrichonymphae; Azobacteroides; ; Bacteroidales; Bacteroidetes; Bacteria

General Information: Candidatus Azobacteroides pseudotrichonymphae genomovar. CFP2 was isolated from a single cell of the protist Pseudotrichonympha grassii which resides in the termite gut. Gram-negative bacteria that are specifically found within the cytoplasm of the parabasalid protist Pseudotrichonympha grassii which resides in the hindgut of the termite Coptotermes formosanus. Candidatus Azobacteroides pseudotrichonymphae may be involved in providing nitrogen compounds for the host.