Table 1.

Degree of similarity and location of E. coliand H. influenzae competence genes

H. influenzaeE. coli% Identity (similarity)
GenePosition (nt)GenePosition (min)
comA 460543 yrfD 75.819.8 (33.2)
comB 459748 yrfC 75.821.6 (59.2)
comC 459245 yrfB 75.824.2 (49.7)
comD 458727 yrfA 75.811.8 (44.2)
comE 458304 hofQ 75.836.9 (68.9)
comF 456958 yhgH 76.439.5 (69.5)
comG/orfG 456193 yhgI 76.473.7 (91.9)
comJ/orfJ 463327 yhiR 78.565.8 (85.1)