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Volume 18, Number 3—March 2012

Research

Lineage-specific Virulence Determinants of Haemophilus influenzae Biogroup aegyptius

Fiona R. Strouts1, Peter Power, Nicholas J. Croucher, Nicola Corton, Andries van Tonder, Michael A. Quail, Paul R. Langford, Michael J. Hudson, Julian Parkhill, J. Simon KrollComments to Author , and Stephen D. Bentley
Author affiliations: Imperial College London, London, UK (F.R. Strouts, P.R. Langford, J.S. Kroll); University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (P. Power); Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK (N.J. Croucher, N. Corton, A. van Tonder, M.A. Quail, J. Parkhill, S.D. Bentley); The Health Protection Agency, Salisbury, UK (M.J. Hudson)

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Table 2

New trimeric autotransporter adhesin proteins identified from genome sequences of Haemophilus influenzae biogroup aegyptius strains F3031 and F3047*

Name Protein Total length, aa Molecular weight, kDa G+C content, % SSR, promoter CDS/CDS
TabA1 HIBPF06240 1,490 140 47 TA (8) pr
TahA1 HICON14840 1,182 119 43 TA (5) pr
TabA2 HIBPF05270 2,185 211 47 G (13) CDS
TahA2 HICON14020 2,233 206 48 G (20) CDS
TabA3 HIBPF07130 464 41 38 CAAA (14) CDS
TahA3 HICON16690 464 42 39 CAAA (12) CDS
TabA4† HIBPF07270 857 88 40 T (12) pr
TahA4† HICON16820 759 77 41 T (10) pr
TabA5† HIBPF10940 847 88 42 CAAA (15) pr
TahA5 HICON05410 1,016 106 41 CAAA (30) pr
TabA6 HIBPF01360 484 50 41 GCAA (16) CDS
TahA6 HICON03690 484 50 41 GCAA (24) CDS
TahA7 HICON13720 905 95 39 GCAA (23) CDS
TabA8 HIBPF01360 260 28 42 GCAA (3) CDS
TahA8 HICON03690 282 30 43 GCAA (19) CDS
TabA9† HIBPF08080 232 25 36 NA
TahA9† HICON17550 232 25 36 NA
TabA10 (HadA) HIBPF19140 256 27 35 NA

*SSR, simple sequence repeats. Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of mono/di/tetranucluotide repeats found in each SSR; pr, SSR located within predicted promoter (pr) region upstream of the coding sequence (CDS); CDS, SSR located within the CDS; CDS, SSR in CDS results in a frame-shift and an out-of-frame CDS; NA, not applicable.
†Pseudogene.

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1Current affiliation: Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, USA.

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