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Table 1 Cyanobacterial orthologs to the scytonemin-associated genes of N. punctiforme.

From: A comparative genomics approach to understanding the biosynthesis of the sunscreen scytonemin in cyanobacteria

Gene in Nostoc Description in Nostoc % Identityato Anabaena % Identity to Nodularia % Identity to Lyngbya
NpF1278 response regulator 67 71 47
NpF1277 sensor kinase 68 72 39
NpR1276 scyA (ilvB) 74 79 60
NpR1275 scyB (gdhA) 79 81 64
NpR1274 scyC 82 81 71
NpR1273 scyD 71 66 42
NpR1272 scyE 47 65 42
NpR1271 scyF 55 52 63
NpR1270 glycosyltransferase 75 77 62
NpR1269 tyrA 72 74 41
NpR1268 frnE N/Ab 69 N/A
NpR1267 aroB 71 78 64
NpR1266 trpE 81 81 65
NpR1265 trpC 79 80 60
NpR1264 trpA 85 81 70
NpR1263 tyrP 1 N/A N/A N/A
NpR1262 trpB 88 88 85
NpR1261 trpD 81 81 65
NpR1260 aroG 84 86 74
NpR1259 unknown N/A N/A N/A
NpF5232 unknown 57 58 52
NpF5233 hydrolase 78 80 81
NpF5234 ubiA 64 64 49
NpF5235 unknown 64 64 59
NpF5236 phosphodiesterase 71 74 67
  1. aData are based on amino acid sequences
  2. bSimilar sequences are not in the corresponding genome