Table 1.

Survey of S-layer proteins whose amino acid sequences are known

SpeciesStrainGeneNo. of amino acids, including N-terminal leader peptide/ N-terminal leader peptideLattice typeaGenBank accession no.Reference
Aeromonas hydrophila TF7 ahs 467/19S L37348 141
Aeromonas salmonicida A450 vapA 502/21S M64655 23
Bacillus anthracis Sterne derivative substrain 9131 sap 814/29Oc Z36946 39
eag 862/29O X99724 85
Brevibacillus brevis (Bacillus brevis)47 owp 1,004/24 M14238 144
mwp 1,053/23H M19115 145
Brevibacillus brevis (Bacillus brevis)HPD31 HWP 1,087/23H D90050 33
Bacillus licheniformis HM105 olpA 874/29 U38842 156
Bacillus sphaericus P1 sequence 8 1,252/30S A45814 26
Bacillus sphaericus 2362 gene 125 1,176/30S M28361 14
gene 80 745 (silent) 14
Bacillus stearothermophilus PV72/p6 sbsA 1,228/30H X71092 67
PV72/p2 sbsB 920/31O X98095 65
Bacillus stearothermophilus ATCC 12980 sbsC 1,099/30O AF055578 53
Bacillus thuringiensis ctc 842/29 AJ012290
Campylobacter fetus subsp.fetus sapA 933/noneH, Sb J05577 10
Campylobacter fetus subsp.fetus 23B sapA1 920/noneH, Sb L15800 146
Campylobacter fetus subsp.fetus 82-40LP3 sapA2 1,109/noneH, Sb S76860 31
Campylobacter fetus subsp.fetus 84-91 sapB 936/none U25133 31
CIP 5396T sapB2 1,112/none AF048699
Campylobacter rectus 314 crs 1,361/none AF010143 149
Caulobacter crescentus CB15 rsaA 1,026/noneH M84760 44
Clostridium thermocellum NCIMB 10682 slpA 1,036/26O U79117 72
Corynebacterium glutamicum ATCC 17965 csp2 510/30H X69103 102
Deinococcus radiodurans HPI gene 1,036/31H M17895 98
Halobacterium halobium csg 852/34H J02767 69
Haloferax volcanii 828/34H M62816 139
Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 4356 slpA 444/24O X89375 12
slpB 456 (silent) X89376 12
Lactobacillus brevis ATCC 8287465/30O Z14250 147
Lactobacillus crispatus JCM 5810 cbsA 440/30O AF001313
Lactobacillus helveticus CNRZ 892 slpH1 440/30O X91199 18
Lactobacillus helveticus CNRZ 1269 slpH2 440/30O X92752 92
Methanococcus voltae sla 565/12H M59200 60
Methanosarcina mazei S-6 slgB 652/31H X77929 155
Methanothermus fervidus DSM 2088 slgA 593/22H X58297 17
Methanothermus sociabilis DSM 3496 slgA 593/22H X58296 17
Rickettsia prowazekii Brein 1 spaP 1,612/32 M37647 20
Rickettsia rickettsii R p120 1,645/32 X16353 45
Rickettsia typhii Wilmington slpT 1,645/32 L04661 48
Serratia marcescens Isolate 8000 slaA 1,004/none AB007125 56
Staphylothermus marinus F11,524/putativeUS7967 99
Thermoanaerobacter kivui (Acetogenium kivui)DSM 2030 slp 762/26H M31069 101
Thermus thermophilus HB8 slpA 917/27H, S X57333 40
  • a H, hexagonal; S, square; O, oblique.

  • b In Campylobacter fetus subsp.fetus, the lattice type was found to be dependent on the molecular weights of the S-layer subunits (H, 97,000; S, 127,000 and 149,000).

  • c Presumably.