Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_010816:1319921 Bifidobacterium longum DJO10A, complete genome

Lineage: Bifidobacterium longum; Bifidobacterium; Bifidobacteriaceae; Bifidobacteriales; Actinobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This organism is found in adult humans and formula fed infants as a normal component of gut flora. Representatives of this genus naturally colonize the human gastrointestinal tract (GIT) and are important for establishing and maintaining homeostasis of the intestinal ecosystem to allow for normal digestion. Their presence has been associated with beneficial health effects, such as prevention of diarrhea, amelioration of lactose intolerance, or immunomodulation. The stabilizing effect on GIT microflora is attributed to the capacity of bifidobacteria to produce bacteriocins, which are bacteriostatic agents with a broad spectrum of action, and to their pH-reducing activity. Most of the ~30 known species of bifidobacteria have been isolated from the mammalian GIT, and some from the vaginal and oral cavity. All are obligate anaerobes belonging to the Actinomycetales, branch of Gram-positive bacteria with high GC content that also includes Corynebacteria, Mycobacteria, and Streptomycetes.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_014100:1144463 Caulobacter segnis ATCC 21756 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Caulobacter segnis; Caulobacter; Caulobacteraceae; Caulobacterales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: Isolation: Soil; Temp: Mesophile; Habitat: Fresh water. Caulobacter segnis strain ATCC 21756 is a prostheca-less bacterium belonging to the genus Caulobacter; it was isolated from soil although its habitat is considered to be fresh-water. The absence of a stalk in this genus makes this an interesting bacterium to study.