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Table 2 Comparative genome hybridization to 'virulence gene' probes.

From: The majority of genes in the pathogenic Neisseria species are present in non-pathogenic Neisseria lactamica, including those designated as 'virulence genes'

Genes present in all of the strains of N. lactamica tested Genes present in some of the strains of N. lactamica tested
   Surface proteins    Surface proteins
opa, tspA, envA, rmpM, ompH, porB, NMB1946, mtrR, mtrD, mtrE, hsf, nlpD tspB, mtrC, omp 85, hap
   Iron acquisition    Iron acquisition
tbp 2, fbpA, bfrA, hemH, NMB1989–NMB1991 lbpA, lbpB, bfrB, bcp, fbpB, tbp 1, NMB2132
   Pilus associated    Pilus associated
 pglE, pilG, pilF, pglH  pilE, pilT, NMB0051, pglA/pgtA, pglB, pglC, pglG, pglI/wbpC
   LPS biosynthesis/regulation    LPS biosynthesis/regulation
lgtA, lgtB, lgtC, lgtD, lgtG, rfaC, rfaE, lpxB, lpxD, fabZ, pgm, phoQ/misS rfaD, rfaF, rfaK, lgtF, lpxA, kdtA, phoP/misR,
   Others    Others
 prc, hecB, hemagglutinin/hemolysins NMB0493 & NMB1214, endonuclease NMB0533, VapD-related NMB1753, macrophage infectivity potentiator NMB1567, sialyltransferase NMB0922, adhesion NMB0586, TonB-dependent receptor NMB1449, toxin-activating NMB1763 kat, dsbA, sodB, norZ, vapA, fur, vacJ, hemagglutinin/hemolysin NMB1768, protease NMB2127, macrophage infectivity potentiator NMB0995, toxin-activating NMB1210, TonB-dependent receptors NMB1346 & NMB1829