Table 1

Selected S. meliloti- or S. medicae-specific genes among both speciesa

Species

Gene IDb

Gene name

Function


Conjugation

S. meliloti

SMa0929

traG

Conjugal transfer coupling protein TraG

S. meliloti

SMa0934

traA1

Conjugal transfer protein TraA1

S. meliloti

SMa1302

virB11

Type IV secretion protein VirB11

S. meliloti

SMa1303

virB10

Type IV secretion protein VirB10

S. meliloti

SMa1306

virB9

Type IV secretion protein VirB9

S. meliloti

SMa1308

virB8

Type IV secretion protein VirB8

S. meliloti

SMa1311

virB6

Type IV secretion protein VirB6

S. meliloti

SMa1313

virB5

Type IV secretion protein VirB5

S. meliloti

SMa1315

virB4

Type IV secretion protein VirB4

S. meliloti

SMa1318

virB3

Type IV secretion protein VirB3

S. meliloti

SMa1319

virB2

Type IV secretion protein VirB2

S. meliloti

SMa1321

virB1

Type IV secretion protein VirB1

S. meliloti

SMa1323

rctA

Negative transcriptional regulator of vir genes

S. medicae

Smed_5050

traD

Conjugal transfer TraD family protein

S. medicae

Smed_5051

traC

Conjugal transfer protein TraC

S. medicae

Smed_5375

traI

Acyl-homoserine-lactone synthase

S. medicae

Smed_5377

trbC

Conjugal transfer protein TrbC

S. medicae

Smed_5387

traR

Transcriptional activator protein TraR

S. medicae

Smed_5388

traM

Transcriptional repressor TraM

S. medicae

Smed_5391

traB

Conjugal transfer protein TraB

Nitrogen metabolism

S. meliloti

SMa0228

gdhA

Glutamate dehydrogenase

S. meliloti

SMa0581

nrtC

Nitrate transport ATP binding protein

S. meliloti

SMa0583

nrtB

Nitrate ABC transporter permease

S. meliloti

SMa0585

nrtA

Nitrate ABC transporter substrate-binding protein

S. meliloti

SMa0981

ntrR2

NtrR2 transcription regulator

S. meliloti

SMc01521

ntrR1

Nitrogen regulatory protein

S. medicae

Smed_1742

fnrN

Nitrogen fixation regulatory protein

Organic sulfur utilization

S. medicae

Smed_1128

ssuB-like

Aliphatic sulfonates import ATP-binding protein

S. medicae

Smed_1129

ssuA-like

Aliphatic sulfonates family ABC transporter, periplasmic ligand-binding protein

S. medicae

Smed_1130

atsA-like

Arylsulfatase

S. medicae

Smed_3146

atsA-like

Arylsulfatase

S. medicae

Smed_3147

ssuA

Aliphatic sulfonates family ABC transporter, periplasmic ligand-binding protein

S. medicae

Smed_3148

ssuB

Sulfonate ABC transporter, ATP-binding protein

S. medicae

Smed_3150

ssuC

Alkanesulfonate transport protein; membrane component

S. medicae

Smed_3151

tauC-like

Putative taurine transport system permease protein TauC

S. medicae

Smed_2065

atsA

Arylsulfatase

Detoxification

S. meliloti

SMb21552

aacC4

Aminoglycoside 6'-N-acetyltransferase

S. meliloti

SMb20505

tfxG

Trifolitoxin immunity protein

S. meliloti

SMc02649

arsC

Arsenate reductase protein ArsC

S. meliloti

SMc02650

arsH

Arsenical resistance protein ArsH

S. medicae

Smed_0125

aacA

Aminoglycoside N(6')-acetyltransferase type 1

S. medicae

Smed_2292

aphE

Streptomycin 3''-kinase

S. medicae

Smed_5053

arsH

Arsenate resistance protein ArsH

S. medicae

Smed_5054

arsB

Arsenite resistance protein ArsB

S. medicae

Smed_5055

arsC

Arsenate reductase

C1 metabolism

S. meliloti

SMa0002

fdoG

FdoG formate dehydrogenase-O, alpha subunit

S. meliloti

SMa0005

fdoH

FdoH formate dehydrogenase-O, beta subunit

S. meliloti

SMa0007

fdoI

FdoI formate dehydrogenase-O, gamma subunit

S. meliloti

SMa0009

fdhE

Formate dehydrogenase accessory protein FdhE

S. meliloti

SMa0011

selA

L-seryl-tRNA(Sec) selenium transferase

S. meliloti

SMa0015

selB

Selenocysteine-specific elongation factor

S. meliloti

SMa0028

selD

Selenide, water dikinase

S. medicae

Smed_2095

folD

Bi-functional; 5,10-methylene-tetrahydrofolate dehydrogenase and cyclohydrolase

S. medicae

Smed_2096

glyA

Serine hydroxymethyltransferase

Sugars and polysaccharides

S. meliloti

SMb20951

exoI

Succinoglycan biosynthesis protein ExoI

S. meliloti

SMb21416

ddhA

Glucose-1-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

S. meliloti

SMb21417

ddhB

CDP-glucose 4,6-dehydratase

S. meliloti

SMb21418

NDP-hexose 3-C-methyltransferase

S. medicae

Smed_5910

otsB

Trehalose-phosphate phosphatase

Cellular processes

S. meliloti

SMc03854

ftsY

Putative cell division protein

S. meliloti

SMc03044

motD

Chemotaxis protein (motility protein D)

S. medicae

Smed_1943

ftsZ

Cell division protein FtsZ homolog 2

S. medicae

Smed_0273

motD

Chemotaxis protein motD

Others

S. meliloti

SMc04203

fecI

Putative RNA polymerase sigma factor FecI protein

S. meliloti

SMc04204

fecR

Putative IRON transport regulator transmembrane protein

S. meliloti

SMc04205

Putative IRON/HEME transport protein

S. medicae

Smed_2092

dsdA

D-serine dehydratase

S. medicae

Smed_3282

fbpB

Ferric transport system permease protein FbpB

S. medicae

Smed_3284

fbpC

Ferric transporter subunit


aAll genes are presented in Tables S3 and S4 in Additional file 1. bID of annotated gene in S. meliloti 1021 or S. medicae WSM419.

Sugawara et al. Genome Biology 2013 14:R17   doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-2-r17

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