Table 3.

Alignment of lux boxes for V. fischeri QSR genes

GeneStrainlux box sequenceSource or reference
luxI MJ-1 ACCTGTAGGA TCGTACAGGT 24
ATCC ACCTGTAGGA TCGTACAGGT 9
ES114 AGCTGTAGGA TGGTACAGGT 35
H905 GGCTGTAGGA TAGTACAGGT 36
EM30 GCCTGTAGGA TCGTACAGGT 36
ainS MJ-1 TAATGAGTTA TCAATCAATA 33
qsrP MJ-1a ACCTGTAATA AGTTACAGGA This study
ES114b ACCTGTAATA AACGACAGGA This study
ribB MJ-1a ACCTGCAATA ATTTACAGTA This study
Consensusc ACCTGTAGGAT GTACAGGT
  • a From Nalr derivative strain MJ-100.

  • b From Rifr derivative strain ESR1.

  • c Greater than 50% identity; underlining denotes an identical nucleotide at that position in seven or more of the nine listed sequences.