Table 2.

N-terminal sequences of PC1839 (sarA) exoproteins

DesignationApproximate size (kDa)SequenceHomologyaAccession no. (reference)
P640AAETGKGKGVLGDTKDININ85% identity to metalloprotease (SepPI) of S. epidermidis P43148 63
P135VILPNNDRHQI100% identity to V8 serine protease ofS. aureus P04188 11, S21758 69
P228ENNVTKIKDTNIFPYTGVVAFFSASGF88 and 67% identities to novel antigens ORF-1 and ORF-2 of S. aureus, respectively U60589 and U63529 59, respectively
P326ENNVKQITNTNVAPYNGVTV55% identity to both novel antigens ORF-1 and ORF-2 of S. aureus U60589and U63529 59, respectively
P422DQVQYENTLKNFKIREQQFD100% identity to ORFX 3′ of V8 serine protease of S. aureus W. Hufnagle32
  • a Homology at the amino acid level to proteins in the SWISSPROT and EMBL databases.