TABLE 1.

Strain 86-028NP genes encoding proteins with a role in adherence

NTHi no.aHI no.bGene nameFunctionContingency repeats
354hapAdhesion and penetration protein Hap
406296pilDPutative type 4 prepilin-like protein specific leader peptidase (EC 3.4.23.43)
407297pilCPutative type IV pilin secretion protein
408298pilBPutative type IV pilin secretion protein
409299pilAType IV pilin subunit protein
1332164ompP5Outer membrane protein P5 (OMP P5-homologous adhesin)
1448hmw2CHMW2C, putative glycosyltransferase involved in glycosylation of HMW1A and HMW2A
1449hmw2BHMW2B, OMP-85-like protein required for HMW1A and HMW2A secretion
1450hmw2AHMW2A, high-molecular-weight adhesin 2ATCTTTC repeated 23 times; 5′ of gene
1983hmw1AHMW1A, high-molecular-weight adhesin 1ATCTTTC repeated 17 times, 5′ of gene
1984hmw1BHMW1B, OMP-85-like protein required for secretion of HMW1A and HMW2A
1985hmw1CHMW1C, putative glycosyltransferase involved in glycosylation of HMW1A and HMW2A
  • a Assigned locus number for each strain 86-028NP gene listed.

  • b Locus number assigned by TIGR for the corresponding Rd homolog.