Table 3.

Sequence comparison of the ica locus between S. aureus and S. epidermidis

LocusaSize of predicted polypeptide (amino acids)DNAProtein
% Identity% Similarity
icaA
 S.a. 412767889
 S.e. 412
icaD
 S.a. 101725979
 S.e. 101
icaB
 S.a. 290776282
 S.e. 289
icaC
 S.a. 350716779
 S.e. 355
icaR
 S.a. 186896583
 S.e. 185
  • a S.a., S. aureus ATCC 35556 database sequence accession no. AF086783.

  • b S.e., S. epidermidisATCC 35984 database sequence accession no. U43366.