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Table 5 Comparison of reported virulence genes among E. tarda strains

From: Comparative genomics reveals that a fish pathogenic bacterium Edwardsiella tarda has acquired the locus of enterocyte effacement (LEE) through horizontal gene transfer

Gene or gene cluster Description Accession No. Reference HT EIB202 NUF806 FL6-60 E22 FPC503 93_146 ATCC23685 SU100 SU117 SU138 SU244
hhaEt α-hemolysisn-modulator like protein YP_003295064 [10] X§ + + + + + + + + + + +
papA P pilus assembly protein, pilin FimA YP_003296301 [10] X + + + + + - - - - - -
papC P pilus assembly protein, porin PapC YP_003296298 [10] X + + + + + ? ? ? ? ? ?
papD chaperone protein PapD YP_003296297 [10] X + + + + + ? ? ? ? ? ?
papH minor pilin subunit PapH YP_003296299 [10] X + + ? + + - - - - - -
papK hypothetical protein YP_003296296 [10] X + + ? + + - - - - - -
aidA putative autotransporter protein BAH03175 [15]   - - - - + + - - - - -
sodB iron-containing superoxide disumutase BAA84480 [31]   + + + + + + + + + + +
ethA hemolysin BAA21097 [32]   + + + + + + + + + + +
ethB activation/secretion protein BAA21096 [32]   + + + + + + + + + + +
qseB DNA-binding transcriptional regulator ADO13165 Direct submission   + + + + + + + + + + +
qseC sensor protein ADO24152 [33]   + + + + + + + + + + +
phoP phoP ADB28435 [34]   + + + + + + + + + + +
phoQ phoQ ADB28436 [34]   + + + + + + + + + + +
phoU repressor protein AAN05785 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
fimABCD type 1 fimbrial protein BAC55512-3, BAD00163-4 [35, 36]   + + + + + + + + + + +
ankB ankyrin B AAL82720 [35] X + + ? + + - - - - - -
citC citrate lyase ligase AAO52821 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
gadB glutamate decarboxylase AAL82718 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
isoR Fe-S oxidoreductase AAL82723 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
katB catalase precursor AAL82719 [35] X + + + + + - - - - - -
mukF putative killing factor AAL82725 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
ompS2 outer membrane protein AAL82724 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
orf20 hypothetical protein AAL82721 [35]   - - - - - - - - - - -
orfA unknown protein AAL01251 [35]   + + + + + + - - - - -
pstA transport membrane protein A AAN05783 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
pstB ATP binding protein AAN05784 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
pstC transport membrane protein C AAN05782 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
pstS phosphate binding protein AAO52825 [35]   + + + + + + + + + + +
flagellin flagellin AAN52540 [37]   + + + + + + + + + + +
esa, esc, ese, esr Type III secretion system loci AAV69401- AAX76924* [37]   + + + + + + - - - - -
evp Type VI secretion system locus AAR83927 - ABW69087* [38] evpP + + + + + + - - - - -
  1. Denotation: ‘+’, present (amino acid identity >= 60%); ‘-’, absent; ‘?’, weekly similar (amino acid identity < 60%).
  2. *All accession numbers are shown in Additional file 7: Table S2.
  3. Whether horizontally transferred or not was predicted.
  4. §HT was predicted in fish-pathogens.
  5. A gene evpP in this locus was predicted as horizontally transferred.