TABLE 3.

Characteristics of the PAO1 flp-tad-rcp genes

Gene namePA no.aProtein size (aa)Predicted no. of transmembrane segmentsPredicted functionb
flp4306721Flp pilin
rcpC43053031
rcpA43044160Secretin
TadZ43033940
TadA43024210ATPase
TadB43012945PilC-like
TadC43003034PilC-like
tadD42992450
4298941
tadG42975561
pprB42962750Response regulator (TCS)
fppA42951604Prepilin peptidase
42941681
pprA42939221Protein sensor (TCS)