Figure. . Comparison of the amino acid sequence of VEB-1, VEB-1a, and VEB-1b beta-lactamases from Pseudomonas aeruginosa JES from Thailand and KU-1 and KU-2 from Kuwait. Dashed lines indicate identical amino acids. Arrow indicates position of the putative cleavage site of the peptide leader. Numbering is according to Ambler designation (12).
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