TABLE 2.

Proposed functions for GBS-related genes in the LOS biosynthesis locus of various C. jejuni strains

GeneProposed functionSerotype (strain)ClassReference(s)
cstIα-2,3-SialylltransferaseHS:19 (OH4384)A23
cstIIα-2,3/α-2,8-SialyltransferaseHS:19 (OH4384)A23, 24
α-2,3/α-2,8-SialyltransferaseHS:19 (OH4384)A17
α-2,3/α-2,8-SialyltransferaseHS:19A58
cstII (Thr51)α-2,3-SialyltransferaseHS:19 (OH4382/OH4384)A45
cstII (Asn51)α-2,3/α-2,8-SialyltransferaseHS:19 (OH4382/OH4384)A45
cstIIIα-2,3-SialyltransferaseHS:1 (MSC57360)A28
cgtAβ-1,4-N-AcetylgalactosaminyltransferaseHS:19 (OH4384)A23
β-1,4-N-AcetylgalactosaminyltransferaseHS:23/HS:36 (81176)B29
β-1,4-N-AcetylgalactosaminyltransferaseHS:19A58
cgtBβ-1,3-GalactosyltransferaseHS:19 (OH4384)A23
β-1,3-GalactosyltransferaseHS:19A58
wlaNβ-1,3-GalactosyltransferaseNCTO 11168C49
neuB1NeuAc synthetaseHS:19A91
neuC1ManAc synthesisHS:1 (MSC57360)A28
orf11O-AcetyltransferaseHS:19A35
galEUDP-glucose 4-epimeraseHS:6E19