Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_010816:1319921 Bifidobacterium longum DJO10A, complete genome

Lineage: Bifidobacterium longum; Bifidobacterium; Bifidobacteriaceae; Bifidobacteriales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This organism is found in adult humans and formula fed infants as a normal component of gut flora. Representatives of this genus naturally colonize the human gastrointestinal tract (GIT) and are important for establishing and maintaining homeostasis of the intestinal ecosystem to allow for normal digestion. Their presence has been associated with beneficial health effects, such as prevention of diarrhea, amelioration of lactose intolerance, or immunomodulation. The stabilizing effect on GIT microflora is attributed to the capacity of bifidobacteria to produce bacteriocins, which are bacteriostatic agents with a broad spectrum of action, and to their pH-reducing activity. Most of the ~30 known species of bifidobacteria have been isolated from the mammalian GIT, and some from the vaginal and oral cavity. All are obligate anaerobes belonging to the Actinomycetales, branch of Gram-positive bacteria with high GC content that also includes Corynebacteria, Mycobacteria, and Streptomycetes.

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Subject: NC_013204:3419817 Eggerthella lenta DSM 2243, complete genome

Lineage: Eggerthella lenta; Eggerthella; Coriobacteriaceae; Coriobacteriales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: Rectal tumor; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 37C; Habitat: Blood, Host, Human intestinal microflora. Eggerthella lenta DSM 2243, formerly Eubacterium lentum, is a normal member of human gastrointestinal flora. This organism has been isolated from cases of bacteremia. Gram positive, obligately anaerobic bacteria isolated from the human gastrointestinal tract.