Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_006322:4149500 Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 14580, complete genome

Lineage: Bacillus licheniformis; Bacillus; Bacillaceae; Bacillales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Industrially important bacterium. Under starvation conditions this group of bacteria initiate a pathway that leads to endospore formation, a process that is thoroughly studied and is a model system for prokaryotic development and differentiation. Spores are highly resistant to heat, cold, dessication, radiation, and disinfectants, and enable the organism to persist in otherwise inhospitable environments. Under more inviting conditions the spores germinate to produce vegetative cells. This organism is a soil-dwelling endospore-forming microbe similar to other Bacilli. This bacterium is used extensively in the industrial production of important enzymes such as proteases, penicllinases, and amylases as well as smaller compounds like the antibiotic bacitracin and various organic metabolites. This organism is closely related to Bacillus subtilis on the basis of rRNA typing, and it has been found to occasionally cause illness in humans.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_014378:131810 Acetohalobium arabaticum DSM 5501 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Acetohalobium arabaticum; Acetohalobium; Halobacteroidaceae; Halanaerobiales; Firmicutes; Bacteria

General Information: Country: Russia; Environment: Fresh water; Isolation: Lagoons from East Crimea, Arabat spit; Temp: Mesophile; Temp: 37C. Acetohalobium arabaticum is an obligate halophile and an acetogenic bacterium (one that produces acetate by reducing CO2).