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Volume 22, Number 10—October 2016

Streptococcus suis Serotype 2 Capsule In Vivo

Jean-Philippe Auger1, Nattakan Meekhanon1, Masatoshi Okura1, Makoto Osaki, Marcelo Gottschalk, Tsutomu Sekizaki, and Daisuke TakamatsuComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Université de Montréal, St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada (J.-P. Auger, M. Gottschalk); The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan (N. Meekhanon, T. Sekizaki); Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand (N. Meekhanon); National Agriculture and Food Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan (M. Okura, M. Osaki, D. Takamatsu); Gifu University, Gifu, Japan (D. Takamatsu)

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Nonencapsulated Streptococcus suis strains isolated from pigs with endocarditis and used for in vitro passages to investigate possible capsule recovery

Strain Affected gene(s) Types of mutations Affected nucleotide(s) (affected amino acid) Reference
NL100 cps2F Nonsense T696G (Tyr232TERM) (4)
NL119 cps2F Missense T490C (Cys164Arg) (4)
NL122 cps2F Missense G52A (Gly18Ser) (4)
NL126 cps2F Frameshift by insertion TCCG (4)
NL132 cps2E Missense G1199A (Arg400Lys) (4)
cps2H Frameshift by deletion TA (4)
NL143 cps2F Missense G493T (Asp165Tyr) (4)
cps2K Insertion AATCATTGG (4)
cps2R Missense G496A (Gly166Arg) (4)
NL146 cps2F Nonsense T482A (Leu162TERM) (4)
NL171 cps2E Insertion IS element: 1,619 bp (3)
NL174 cps2H Frameshift by deletion A (4)
NL175 cps2H Frameshift by deletion A (4)
NL184 cps2E Insertion IS element: 1,115 bp (3)
NL194 cps2E Insertion IS element: 1,416 bp (3)
NL208 cps2E Frameshift by deletion TAAG (4)
NL219 cps2E Frameshift by deletion TAAG (4)
NL225 cps2F Frameshift by insertion CCAAA (4)
NL230 cps2F Frameshift by insertion A (4)
NL240 cps2E Nonsense C1189T (Gln397TERM) (4)
NL245 cps2E Frameshift by insertion T (4)
NL249 cps2E Frameshift by insertion AGCA (4)
NL255 cps2E Insertion IS element: 1,619 bp (3)
NL257 cps2E Frameshift by insertion ATCT (4)
NL266 cps2E Frameshift by deletion A (4)
NL278 cps2F Missense T259C (Ser87Pro) (4)
NL295 cps2F Missense T492G (Cys164Trp) (4)
NL303 cps2F Deletion 81 bp (4)
NL322 cps2B Missense G469A (Asp157Asn) (4)
cps2G Deletion 50 bp (4)
NL328 cps2F Frameshift by deletion AG (4)
NL342 cps2E Frameshift by deletion TAAG (4)
NL345 cps2H Deletion 23 bp (4)
cps2N Missense C706T (Pro236Ser) (4)

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1These authors contributed equally to this article.

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