TABLE 1.

Putative functions of the V. vulnificus CPS proteins

Gene or insertion element% G+CPutative functionOrganismE valueGenBank accession no.
wcvA42.0Nucleotide sugar epimeraseVibrio vulnificus 1003 (O)0AF499932.1
wcvB41.7Nucleotide sugar dehydrogenaseVibrio vulnificus 1003 (O)0AAO32664.1
wecA41.4Undecaprenylphosphate N-acetylglucosamine 1-phosphate transferaseVibrio vulnificus 1003 (O)5e−130AAO32663.1
IS135843.0Putative transposaseVibrio cholerae6e−147AAC82490.1
wcvF38.3RhamnosyltransferaseShewanella frigidimarina NCIMB 4003e−132ZP_00638805
wcvE32.5GlycosyltransferaseMethanosarcina mazei Go13e−8CAI34411
wzy31.2CPS polymeraseBacillus cereus ATCC 109873e−21NP_981681
wcvD32.8Putative glycosyltransferaseStreptococcus pneumoniae5e−33CAI34411
wzx30.8Polysaccharide translocaseBacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis ATCC 356461e−23NZ_AAOX01000001