Table 7.

BLAST results for E. rhusiopathiae capsular polysaccharide biosynthetic homologs

Locus tagSize (aa)aGenBank accession no.Gene productBacterial speciesHit length/length of best-hit homolog (% aa sequence identity)
ERH_0855442EEG30921Sugar transferaseClostridium methylpentosum182/469 (38)
ERH_0856590ADE82409O-antigen polymerasePrevotella ruminicola90/344 (26)
ERH_0857401EFI08982GlycosyltransferaseBacteroides sp. 3119174/407 (42)
ERH_0858337EEI59831UDP-glucose 4-epimerase (CapD)Enterococcus faecium238/335 (71)
ERH_0859369EEV61046NAD-dependent epimerase/dehydrataseEnterococcus faecium224/370 (60)
ERH_0860374EFF20431UDP-N-acetylglucosamine 2-epimeraseEnterococcus faecium299/374 (79)
ERH_0861390EEK97598GlycosyltransferaseBacillus cereus172/360 (47)
  • a aa, amino acids.