Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_015711:6522808 Myxococcus fulvus HW-1 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Myxococcus fulvus; Myxococcus; Myxococcaceae; Myxococcales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This organism, like other myxobacteria, undergoes a complex development and differentiation pathway. When cell density increases, the organism switches to "social motility" where aggregates of cells can gather together into masses termed fruiting bodies that may consist of up to 100 000 cells. The motility system is not dependent on flagella like most bacteria, but instead relies on twitching pili: short extracellular appendages that may function analogously to oars in a rowboat. The myxobacteria have proved to be a rich source of novel natural products. Myxococcus fulvus produces a number of antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic substances which are being studies for therapeutic applications.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_020126:5470090 Myxococcus stipitatus DSM 14675, complete genome

Lineage: Myxococcus stipitatus; Myxococcus; Myxococcaceae; Myxococcales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Myxococcus stipitatus forms morphologically highly distinct fruiting bodies and produces secondary metabolites with antibiotic or cytotoxic activities.