Table 2.

Characterization of B. abortus genes identified by STM

MutantClosest homologue (organism)GenBank accession no.Inferred function
BA41virB1 (B. suis)AF141604Type IV secretion
BA114virB10 (B. suis)AF141604Type IV secretion
BA184wbkA (B. melitensis)AF047478O antigen biosynthesis
BA159gluP (B. abortus)U43785Uptake of glucose and galactose
BA102P protein (Synechocystissp.)D90914Glycine dehydrogenase
gcvB(M. tuberculosis)Q50601
BA152gltD(R. etli)AF107264Glutamate synthase
BA87HP1225 (Helicobacter pylori)AE000628Conserved inner membrane protein
BA73No homology?