TABLE 1.

B. cereus ATCC 10876 exosporium protein properties (calculated with EMBOSS program at http://www.ebi.ac.uk) and N termini determined from gels

Gene nameApparent molecular mass (kDa)Predicted molecular mass (kDa)Predicted plSequenced N terminus
exsB2621a10.0aEDFLHQDP
exsC30164.7THIIDYQATQPISKTGETT
exsD66185.2ADYFYKDGKKYYKNQSH
exsE3422a6.2aKIVVDAGHQP
exsF13174.1MFSSDCEFTKIDCEAKP
exsG554.5LLVTCILQEGNAF
exsJ205, 70424.6MKHNDCFXHNNCNPIVF
cotE1220b4.2bSEFREIIXKAVVG
  • a Based on processed protein.

  • b Based on B. cereus ATCC 14579 CotE.