Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_006142:33268 Rickettsia typhi str. Wilmington, complete genome

Lineage: Rickettsia typhi; Rickettsia; Rickettsiaceae; Rickettsiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This genus, like other Rickettsial organisms such as Neorickettsia and Anaplasma, is composed of obligate intracellular pathogens. The latter is composed of two organisms, Rickettsia prowazekii and Rickettsia typhi. The bacteria are transmitted via an insect, usually a tick, to a host organism, in this case humans, where they target endothelial cells and sometimes macrophages. They attach via an adhesin, rickettsial outer membrane protein A, and are internalized where they persist as cytoplasmically free organisms. Transovarial transmission (from mother to offspring) occurs in the invertebrate host. Rickettsia typhi causes murine typhus and is an obligate intracellular pathogen that infects both the flea vector and hosts such as human, rat, and mouse. In the flea vector, the bacterium penetrates the gut epithelial barrier and is found in the feces which become infective.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_015428:700479 Lactobacillus buchneri NRRL B-30929 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Lactobacillus buchneri; Lactobacillus; Lactobacillaceae; Lactobacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Environment: Host, Intestinal microflora; Isolation: Fuel ethanol production facility; Temp: Mesophile. Lactobacillus buchneri is a lactic acid bacillus commonly isolated from dairy and plant products as well as the human oral cavity. This organism is heterofermentative, producing acetic and lactic acid. It also has potential for use as a biofuel producing agent.