Table 1

ORFs in the flanking regions of bca and their homologies to other bacterial proteins

ORFPositionLength, aaHomologous protein
FunctionSpeciesLength, aaStatistical significance, P% Identity/ % similarityAccession no.
11–28996Dehydrogenase Haloferax volcanii 3895e-2050/60AAB71801
2409–1,242278Putative reductase protein Bacillus subtilis 2768e-5342/63CAB15345
31,327–2,190288czcD, zinc responsible operon* Staphylococcus aureus 3253e-2222/45BAA36686
42,322–2,846175Putative transcriptional regulator Streptomyces coelicolor 2161e-0824/44CAB55667
53,041–3,559173msmR, multiple sugar metabolism regulator Streptococcus pyogenes 2097e-1631/54AAC97150
63,666–4,235190
78,118–8,444108IntegraseBacteriophage phi-LC33742e-0630/46 A47085
88,879–9,179100Predicted coding region Helicobacter pylori 992e-0439/56AAD07951
99,181–9,519112Unknown Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum 994e-1531/68 AE000906
109,539–10,303254Methyltransferase Haemophilus influenzae 2512e-6952/66057060
1110,421–12,167578Putative transcriptional regulator Bacillus stearothermophilus 6972e-1921/42AAC44464
1212,666–13,115149Phosphotransferase system fructose-specific enzyme IIBC component Bacillus halodurans 1602e-1230/49BAA75339
1313,119–13,40695Phosphotransferase system, galactitol-specific IIB component Escherichia coli 94.00425/49 P37188
1413,425–13,685334Phosphotransferase system, galactilol-specific IIC component Escherichia coli 3342e-1137/62BAA15959
  • * Also homologous to cation transport proteins in multiple species.