Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_009674:2678932 Bacillus cytotoxicus NVH 391-98 chromosome, complete genome

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

General Information: Isolated from a food poisoning outbreak in a nursing home for elderly people in France in March 1998. 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. Bacillus cytotoxicus is a member of the Bacillus cereus group, which represents sporulating soil bacteria containing pathogenic strains which may cause food poisoning outbreaks.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_010183:27107 Bacillus weihenstephanensis KBAB4 plasmid pBWB404, complete

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

General Information: Bacillus weihenstephanensis is a psychrotolerant member of the Bacillus species. This organism can grow at temperatures of 7 degrees C. Bacillus weihenstephanensis is a non-pathogenic, Gram-positive, typical facultative psychrophile generally found in soil.