TABLE 5.

Predicted gene products of the A. salmonicida subsp. salmonicida MSHA-type cluster based on similarity to the V. cholerae MSHA system

A. salmonicida subsp. salmonicida gene productHomologue in V. cholerae% Amino acid identityPredicted function, location, and/or Gsp homologue
MshIMshI25Inner membrane, GspL
MshJMshJ35Inner membrane, GspM
MshKMshK33Periplasm, unknown function
MshLMshL49Outer membrane, secretin
MshMMshM50Cytoplasm, ATPase, GspA
MshN/DMshN N terminus and MshD C terminusFusion created by deletion
Partially deletedMshNOuter membrane, tetratricopeptide repeat lipoprotein
AbsentMshECytoplasm, traffic ATPase, GspE
AbsentMshGInner membrane, GspF
AbsentMshFUnknown function
AbsentMshBPseudopilin
AbsentMshAPilin subunit
AbsentMshCPseudopilin
Partially deletedMshDPseudopilin
MshOMshO31Pseudopilin
MshPMshP24Pseudopilin
MshQMshQ39Outer membrane, similar to PilY1