Table 1.

Summary of the initial scanning of O157 chromosomes

Segments S-loop unrelated (n = 339) S-loop related (n = 210)
Sp-related (n = 67)SpLE-related (n = 21)Others (n = 122)
All conserved306 (90%)5 (7%)9 (43%)100 (82%)
Including [Y] not [R]21 (6%)10 (14%)4 (19%)14 (11%)
Including [R]12 (4%)52 (78%)8 (38%)8 (7%)
  • * Conserved, [Y], and [R] segments correspond to gray, yellow, and red rectangles in Fig. 2, respectively.