Table 3.

Characteristics of the uspA1,uspA2, and uspA2H genes and their encoded protein products from selected M. catarrhalis strains

StrainGeneLength of ORF (nt)Mol wt of predicted proteinNo. of amino acidsPredicted start codon
012E uspA1 2,76696,959922ATG
uspA2 2,05274,599684ATG
TTA37 uspA1 2,61991,873873ATG
uspA2H 2,66792,145889GTG
046E uspA1 2,67693,350892ATG
uspA2H 2,68294,229894GTG