Table 1.

Lengths and putative functions of proteins encoded by thestf genes

ProteinLength (amino acids)Putative function(s)
StfA186Major component of pilus rod
StfC885Outer membrane usher
StfD250Periplasmic chaperone
StfE170Minor pilin
StfF158Minor pilin
StfG173Minor pilin, putative adhesin
ORF1279Unknown