Table 3.

Similarities of ORFs within the espCpathogenicity island

Locus Coordinates No. of amino acidsSimilar protein or locus % Identity % Similarity
rorf1 179–559126 o90aadjacent to o360 in E. coli K-12 51 65
orf1 728–928 66 None
rorf2 935–110556 Nitrogen assimilation regulatory protein ofSynechocystis sp. 29 55
rorf3 2258–2744161 Neutral endopeptidase of Lactococcus lactissubsp. cremoris 23 40
orf2 3324–3488 54None
orf3 3567–4739 390 VirA ofShigella flexneri 1937
rOrf2 of the EPEC LEE 43 63
espC 5309–9226 1,305 Pet of EAEC5267
orf5 9493–9666 57None
rorf4 10096–10476 126 Cytochrome b ofAnthropoides virgo 2644
rorf5 10612–10800 62NahR activator protein of Pseudomonas putida 3153
orf6.1 11013–11255 80 BfpM of E. coli (putative transposase) 9395
V. cholerae putative transposase xtn 6774
orf6.2 11329–11484 51 V. cholerae putative transposasextn 7789
orf6.3 11746–11886 46 V. cholerae putative transposase xtn 4266
rorf6 12208–12549 113 Prophage CP4-57 integrase 9193
orf7 13209–14600 463 Probable transposase a ofYersinia pestis plasmid pMT1 9595
orf8 14715–14966 83 Probable transposase b of Yersinia pestis plasmid pMT1 9396