Pre_GI: SWBIT SVG BLASTP

Query: NC_015711:3546500 Myxococcus fulvus HW-1 chromosome, complete genome

Lineage: Myxococcus fulvus; Myxococcus; Myxococcaceae; Myxococcales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria

General Information: This organism, like other myxobacteria, undergoes a complex development and differentiation pathway. When cell density increases, the organism switches to "social motility" where aggregates of cells can gather together into masses termed fruiting bodies that may consist of up to 100 000 cells. The motility system is not dependent on flagella like most bacteria, but instead relies on twitching pili: short extracellular appendages that may function analogously to oars in a rowboat. The myxobacteria have proved to be a rich source of novel natural products. Myxococcus fulvus produces a number of antibacterial, antifungal and cytotoxic substances which are being studies for therapeutic applications.

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BLASTP Alignment.txt

Subject: NC_012526:157000 Deinococcus deserti VCD115, complete genome

Lineage: Deinococcus deserti; Deinococcus; Deinococcaceae; Deinococcales; Deinococcus-Thermus; Bacteria

General Information: Deinococcus deserti VCD115 was isolated from gamma-irradiated Sahara desert sand. Deinococcus deserti is resistant to gamma radiation, UV radiation, and desiccation due to a very efficient DNA repair mechanism.