Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_008751:2774000 Desulfovibrio vulgaris subsp. vulgaris DP4, complete genome

Lineage: Desulfovibrio vulgaris; Desulfovibrio; Desulfovibrionaceae; Desulfovibrionales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: A sulfate reducing bacterium. These organisms typically grow anaerobically, although some can tolerate oxygen, and they utilize a wide variety of electron acceptors, including sulfate, sulfur, nitrate, and nitrite. A number of toxic metals are reduced, including uranium (VI), chromium (VI) and iron (III), making these organisms of interest as bioremediators. Metal corrosion, a problem that is partly the result of the collective activity of these bacteria, produces billions of dollars in losses each year to the petroleum industry. These organisms are also responsible for the production of poisonous hydrogen sulfide gas in marine sediments and in terrestrial environments such as drilling sites for petroleum products. This species is a sulfate reducer commonly found in a variety of soil and aquatic environments.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_013205:2332174 Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius subsp. acidocaldarius DSM 446,

Lineage: Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius; Alicyclobacillus; Alicyclobacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: Yellowstone National Park, acid hot; Country: USA; Temp: Thermophile; Temp: 60C. Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius, formerly Bacillus acidocaldarius was first isolated from an acidic creek in Yellowston National Park and grows at a pH of 3.6. This organism is both thermophilic and acidophilic and produces heat and acid stable enzymes, such as amylase and esterase, which may be important in industry.