TABLE 2.

Functional categories of known and putative ORFs located on PAI I536 to PAI IV536

Known or putative functionNo. of ORFs that are:
IntactTruncatedNonfunctionala
Related to mobile genetic elements14333
Toxin8
Adhesin372
Iron acquisition143
Other virulence-associated function13
Enzymes210
Regulation35
Other functions7172
Hypothetical or unknownb31482
Without homology4
  • a Due to internal stop codons or frameshifts.

  • b Putative ORFs or their encoded products show homology on the DNA or protein level.