TABLE 3.

Genes that are differentially expressed in the RvpsR versus RvpsT mutants and in the RcdgA vpsR versus RcdgA vpsT mutantsa

Gene and functionDescriptionbRelative expression (n-fold)
RvpsR/RvpsTRcdgA vpsR/RcdgA vpsT
VPS biosynthesis
    VC0916Phosphotyrosine protein phosphatase0.23
    VC0917UDP-N-acetylglucosamine 2-epimerase; wecB0.54
    VC0918UDP-N-acetyl-d-mannosaminuronic acid dehydrogenase; epsD0.33
    VC0919Serine acetyltransferase-related protein0.38
    VC0922Hypothetical protein0.55
    VC0924CapK protein; putative0.63
    VC0925Polysaccharide biosynthesis protein; putative0.55
    VC0926Hypothetical protein0.56
    VC0927UDP-N-acetyl-d-mannosamine transferase; cpsF0.45
    VC0928Hypothetical protein0.510.33
    VC0929Hypothetical protein0.250.15
    VC0930Hemolysin-related protein0.070.07
    VC0932Hypothetical protein0.58
    VC0933Hypothetical protein0.470.43
    VC0935Hypothetical protein0.59
Metabolism
    VC1341Acetyltransferase; putative0.64
    VC1827Mannose-6-phosphate isomerase; manA22.15
    VCA0677NapD protein; napD1.83
Transport and binding proteins
    VC1820PTS system; fructose-specific IIA component; frvA5.96
    VC1821PTS system; fructose-specific IIBC component; frwBC3.99
    VC1826PTS system, fructose-specific IIABC component; fruA13.20
    VCA0612Large-conductance mechanosensitive channel; mscL0.61
Hypothetical proteins
    VC0132Hypothetical protein0.45
    VC1262Hypothetical protein1.952.71
    VC1637Hypothetical protein0.61
    VC1701Conserved hypothetical protein0.580.54
    VC1899Hypothetical protein0.43
    VC2149Hypothetical protein2.25
    VC2569Hypothetical protein0.58
    VC2647Conserved hypothetical protein0.65
    VCA0139Hypothetical protein0.58
    VCA0296Hypothetical protein0.35
    VCA0611Hypothetical protein0.65
    VCA0645Hypothetical protein0.45
    VCA0732Conserved hypothetical protein0.260.46
    VCA0849Hypothetical protein0.330.23
Other functions
    VC0194Glutathione gamma-glutamyltranspeptidase; ggt0.31
    VC0219Ribosomal protein L33; rpmG0.61
    VC1825Transcriptional regulator5.28
    VC1888Hemolysin-related protein0.080.08
    VC1935CDP-diacylglycerol-glycerol-3-phosphate 3-phosphatidyltransferase-related protein0.510.24
    VCA0074GGDEF family protein; cdgA0.58
    VCA0773Methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein1.83
    VCA0864Methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein0.49
  • a Differentially expressed genes were determined using SAM software with≥ 1.5-fold change in gene expression and a false discovery rate of ≤0.03 as criteria.

  • b PTS, phosphotransferase.