Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_010556:462500 Exiguobacterium sibiricum 255-15, complete genome

Lineage: Exiguobacterium sibiricum; Exiguobacterium; Bacillales Family XII; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: This organism was isolated from a 2-3 million-year permafrost core in Siberia, Russia and can survive and grow rapidly at low temperatures. Analysis of long-term survival of psychrophilic organisms such as this one may aid understanding of the potential growth of organisms in astrobiology. Exiguobacterium sibiricum is a psychrotolerant organism able to grow at temperatures that range from -6 to 40 degrees C. This organism is also able to survive repeated freeze/thaw cycles which may contribute to its ability to survive in cold environments.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_013921:80856 Thermoanaerobacter italicus Ab9 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Thermoanaerobacter italicus; Thermoanaerobacter; Thermoanaerobacteraceae; Thermoanaerobacterales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: Mud, thermal spa; Italy, Abano Terme; Country: Italy; Temp: Thermophile; Temp: 70C; Habitat: Fresh water, Mud. Anaerobic, thermophilic, spore-forming Gram-positive bacterium. Thermoanaerobacter italicus was isolated from a thermal spa in Italy. This organism is able to degrade pectin and pectate at high temperatures.