TABLE 5

Genes downregulated in the BB_0645/ptsG mutant in RNA-seq assay

LocusGene productRepliconNo. of reads (ptsG/WT)Fold difference (ptsG/WT)
BB_U12Hypothetical proteinlp211/25−25.0
BB_F32vls2-vls16 (silent cassettes)28-120/129−6.5
BB_S21Hypothetical proteincp32-310/25−2.5
BB_H30Pseudogenelp28-37/17−2.4
BB_B04Chitobiose transporter ChbCcp2644,261/96,928−2.2