Table 2

Gene assignments based on amino acid homology for previously unassigned E. faecalis loci tested in this study

LocusGene nameGene functionBLASTP % identity/similarity, organismNCBI accession no. for sequence used in BLASTP alignment
EF0675opuBCGlycine betaine/choline-binding protein of an ABC-type transporter62/80, Streptococcus mutansNP_721486.1
EF0676argRTranscriptional regulator34/60, Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremorisAAR99639.1
EF0983ahrCTranscriptional regulator36/56, Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremorisAAR99642.1
EF0999sepFCell division protein52/75,a Bacillus subtilisNP_389422.2
  • a Homology based on amino acids 123 to 207 of the EF0999 protein sequence.