TABLE 4.

Predicted gene products of the A. salmonicida subsp. salmonicida Flp pilus system based on similarity to the A. actinomycetemcomitans Flp system

A. salmonicida subsp. salmonicida gene productHomologue in A. actinomycetemcomitans% Amino acid identityPredicted function, location, and/or Gsp homologue
Flp1Flp127Pilin subunit
FlpATadV27Inner membrane, prepilin peptidase
FlpBRcpC19Periplasm, unknown function
FlpCRcpA27Outer membrane, secretin
FlpDRcpB18Periplasm, unknown function
FlpETadZ17Cytoplasm, ATPase, GspA
FlpFTadA45Cytoplasm, traffic ATPase, GspE
FlpGTadB22Inner membrane, GspF
FlpHTadC22Inner membrane, GspF
FlpITadD22Outer membrane, tetratricopeptide repeat lipoprotein
FlpJTadE8Pseudopilin
FlpKTadF10Pseudopilin
FlpLTadG7Pseudopilin