TABLE 4

Prophage-related regions identified in VR50

IdentifierStart nucleotideEnd nucleotideSize (bp)Insertion siteDirect repeat (bp)TypeVirulence-related or other notable gene(s)
VR50p130047931234611,868thrW tRNA16P4-like
VR50p280067883259431,917ybhJb_ybhBNDcLambdoid, remnantOuter-membrane porin proteins; Lom-like outer membrane proteins
VR50p3a1082316112578843,473torS_torTNDP22-like
VR50p4a1369562142043450,873ompW39LambdoidLom-like outer membrane proteins
VR50p51678552169194713,396yneLb_hipAbNDUntypeable; remnant
VR50p6a2324694237166846,705mrlAb18LambdoidPutative DinI-like damage-inducible proteins; outer-membrane porin proteins; Lom-like outer-membrane proteins
VR50p7a2770918281185240,935yfgI_guaANDEpsilon-likeDNA adenine methylase
VR50p84163270417432111,052selC tRNANDP4-like
  • a Prophage genomes appear to have all the genes necessary to produce fully functional phages.

  • b Pseudogene.

  • c ND, not determined.