TABLE 5.

Insertion sequences and transposons identified in S. haemolyticus JCSC1435 and other staphylococcal genomes

IS or transposonNo. of ISs or transposonsa
S.aureusS.epidermidisS.haemolyticus JCSC1435
COLMRSA252MSSA476Mu50N315NCTC8325MW2ATCC 12228RP62A
IS3 family
    IS655-like3 (0)3 (0)4 (0)3 (0)3 (0)4 (0)4 (0)
    IS981-like1 (0)1 (0)1 (0)4 (0)5 (0)1 (0)
IS6 family
    IS4311 (1)4 (4)2 (2)2 (2)1 (1)3 (3)5 (3)9 (6)
IS21 family
    IS232-like1 (0)1 (0)3 (0)3 (0)1 (0)
Not availableb
    ISSep11 (0)2 (0)1 (0)1 (0)1 (0)1 (0)1 (0)14 (13)12 (10)
IS200/IS605 family
    IS657-like2 (0)1 (0)2 (0)1 (0)5 (0)4 (0)2 (0)
IS256 family
    IS2565 (5)14 (14)
    IS1310-like1 (1)
ISL3 family
    IS11813 (2)10 (10)8 (8)2 (0)
    ISSha129 (24)
ISNCY family
    IS1272-SA9 (0)18 (8)9 (0)5 (0)5 (0)13 (0)7 (0)
    IS1272-SE37 (1)33 (0)
    IS1272-SH1 (0)1 (0)27 (16)
Total20 (3)29 (12)16 (0)26 (13)23 (10)22 (0)16 (1)63 (17)64 (18)82 (60)
Transposon namec
    Tn55211111
    Tn552-like1
    Tn5542253
    Tn554-like11
    Tn58011
  • a No. of intact insertion sequences is given in parentheses.

  • b The most similar insertion sequence was IS110.

  • c Composite transposons are excluded.