Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTN

Query: NC_017246:528825 Brucella melitensis M5-90 chromosome chromosome I, complete

Lineage: Brucella melitensis; Brucella; Brucellaceae; Rhizobiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: They are highly infectious, and can be spread through contact with infected animal products or through the air, making them a potential bioterrorism agent. Once the organism has entered the body, it can become intracellular, and enter the blood and lymphatic regions, multiplying inside phagocytes before eventually causing bacteremia (spread of bacteria through the blood). Virulence may depend on a type IV secretion system which may promote intracellular growth by secreting important effector molecules. This organism is a facultative intracellular bacteria that causes abortion in wild and domestic animals, usually goats or sheep, and undulant fever in humans. Brucellosis is a major health problem in the Mediterranean region and parts of Asia, Africa, and Latin America, where it causes severe economic losses. The disease is transmitted to humans by nonpasteurized milk and milk products or by direct contact with infected animals or carcasses.

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BLASTN Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_007514:904565 Chlorobium chlorochromatii CaD3, complete genome

Lineage: Chlorobium chlorochromatii; Chlorobium; Chlorobiaceae; Chlorobiales; Chlorobi; Bacteria

General Information: Chlorobium chlorochromatii CaD3 was isolated from a phototrophic consortia obtained from a freshwater lake in Germany. Chlorobium chlorochromatii is an green sulfur bacterium isolated from low temperature anaerobic fresh water habitats. This organism grows as part of a phototrophic consortium which consists of a colorless central bacterium surrounded by chlorosome-containing green sulfur epibionts. This organism is able to be grown in pure culture therefore is not an obligate symbiont. This organism is an obligate anaerobic phototroph able to fix nitrogen.