TABLE 2.

Relative gingipain activities of whole cultures of P. gingivalis and mutants grown for 48 ha

P. gingivalis strainbRelative gingipain activityReference(s)
Arg-XLys-X
W501001001
E80-21001
K1A1000-21
PorR*20-3025-3014, 34
PorS70-80∼60Unpublished
BEG*∼50∼70Unpublished
WbpB*3550Unpublished
GPA1001002
GPB1001002
GPC1001002
BE 1*20-25206
  • a Activity for P. gingivalis W50 wild type = 100%. For W50, Arg-X and Lys-X activities correspond to 2.6 and 0.8 U, respectively, where units of enzyme activity are measured as an increase in absorbance at 405 nm/min/OD540.

  • b *, these cells do not produce APS.