TABLE 1.

B. cenocepacia strain J2315 systematic gene names for virulence determinants described in this review

Gene or functionSystematic gene name(s) in J2315
rpoEBCAL0998 and BCAL2872 (two copies)
rpoNBCAL0813
htrABCAL2829
rpoN-EBPBCAL1536
cepRIBCAM1868/BCAM1870
aidABCAS0293
cciRIBCAM0239a/BCAM0240
cepR2BCAM0188
BDSFa synthase (rpfF)BCAM0581
shvRBCAS0225
atsRBCAM0379
Type 3 secretion systemBCAM2045 to BCAM2057
Type 4 secretion systemspBCA020 to pBCA059 (virulence related) BCAM0324 to BCAM0340 (plasmid mobilization)
Type 6 secretion systemBCAL0337 to BCAL0351
zmpABCAS0409
zmpBBCAM2307
katABCAM2107
katBBCAL3299
sodCBCAL2643
hppDBCAL0207
Ornibactin synthesisBCAL1688 to BCAL1702
LPS core oligosaccharideb
    hldABCAL2945
    waaCBCAL3112
Ara4N biosynthesisBCAL1929 to BCAL1935
Flagellumb
    fliCBCAL0114
    fliJBCAL0521
Cable piliBCAM2756 to BCAM2762
acpBCAL0995 and BCAL2875 (two copies)
mgtCBCAM1867
Phenylacetic acid catabolismb
    paaEBCAL0212
    paaABCAL0216
amiIBCAM0265
opcIBCAM0267
pbrNot present
  • a BDSF, cis-2-dodecenoic acid, diffusible, nonhomoserine lactone signal molecule.

  • b Numerous genes located in multiple clusters are required for these determinants; those listed have been mutated for characterization of virulence determinants.