Table 3

Conservation of fimbrial loci in each EHEC strain

K-12

O157

O26

O111

O103





Locus no.

ECs number

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6

#7

#8

#9

#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6

#7

#8

#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6

#1

#2

#3

#4

#5

#6


1

ECs0019-0024

p

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

2

ECs0139-0145

-

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

3

ECs0592-0597

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

4

ECs0741-0744

-

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

5

ECs1021-1028

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

6

ECs1276-1281

-

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

7

ECs0267&1414-1421

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

8

ECs2107-2114

p

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

p

p

+

p

p

+

9

ECs2914-2918

-

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

p

-

-

p

10

ECs3216-3222

-

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

p

-

-

p

-

-

p

p

p

p

-

p

-

p

p

p

p

p

p

p

11

ECs4020-4023&4026

p

+

+

+

+

+

+

p

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

12

ECs4426-4431

-

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

13

ECs4665-4670

-

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

14

ECs5271-5279

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

p

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+

+


Symbols: '+' indicates a locus where all genes were conserved; '-' a locus where all genes were absent; and 'P' a locus where one or more genes, but not all genes, were absent. Genes judged as 'uncertain' were not considered.

Ogura et al. Genome Biology 2007 8:R138   doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-7-r138

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