Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Opportunistic pathogen

Lineage: Bacteria[3914]; Proteobacteria[1644]; Gammaproteobacteria[731]; Pseudomonadales[115]; Pseudomonadaceae[64]; Pseudomonas[59]; Pseudomonas aeruginosa group[12]; Pseudomonas aeruginosa[1]Pseudomonas. Bacteria belonging to the Pseudomonas group are common inhabitants of soil and water and can also be found on the surfaces of plants and animals. Pseudomonas bacteria are found in nature in a biofilm or in planktonic form. In the latter form the single cell can display an extremely high motility due to its polar flagella. Pseudomonas bacteria are renowned for their metabolic versatility as they can grow under a variety of growth conditions and do not need any organic growth factors. Typically they are plant pathogens, although several strains are pathogenic to humans. Pseudomonas aeruginosa. This organism is an opportunistic human pathogen. While it rarely infects healthy individuals, immunocompromised patients, like burn victims, AIDS-, cancer- or cystic fibrosis-patients are at increased risk for infection with this environmentally versatile bacteria. It is an important soil bacterium with a complex metabolism capable of degrading polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and producing interesting, biologically active secondary metabolites including quinolones, rhamnolipids, lectins, hydrogen cyanide, and phenazines. Production of these products is likely controlled by complex regulatory networks making Pseudomonas aeruginosa adaptable both to free-living and pathogenic lifestyles. The bacterium is naturally resistant to many antibiotics and disinfectants, which makes it a difficult pathogen to treat. [Source: NCBI Genome ]

Genes Transcription Factors Network Download (MEME) Data Sources
5646 475 Explore network Motifs 1 Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Microbes Online)
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chromosome 6264404 circular NC_002516.2
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