Table 1.

Determination of variable regions in the rrlgenes of the ECOR collection strains used in this study and E. coli K-12

Strain and locusSequence present ata:
Helix 25Helix 45Helix 63Helix 79Helix 98
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII
K-12
rrlA +++++
rrlB +++++
rrlC +++++
rrlD +++++
rrlE +++++
rrlG +++++
rrlH +++++
ECOR 10
rrlB +++++
rrlC +++++
rrlD +++++
rrlG +++++
rrlH +++++
ECOR 24
rrlB +++++
rrlC +++++
rrlD +++++
ECOR 35
rrlB +++++
rrlC +++++
rrlE +++++
rrlG +++++
ECOR 40
rrlB +++++
rrlC +++++
ECOR 52
rrlA +++++
rrlC +++++
rrlD +++++
rrlE +++++
A8190
rrlA +++++
rrlC +++++
rrlE +++++
rrlG +++++
  • a A plus sign indicates the sequence found at the locus and helix in question.