TABLE 2.

Distribution and sequence conservation of Crl in sequenced bacterial genomes

Family and genusaIdentity with CrlSTM (%)bIdentity with RpoSSTM (%)c
Enterobacteriaceae
    Salmonella 96-10099-100
    Citrobacter 90100
    Escherichia 83-8498-99
    Shigella 83-8499
    Enterobacter 74-7797
    Klebsiella 75-7698
    Serratia 6994
    Erwinia 6695
    Yersinia 63-6684-97
    Pectobacterium 6491
    Proteus 4979
    Providencia 40-4578
Other families
    Aeromonas 43-4485-84
    Vibrio 38-5072-82
    Unclassified Vibrionales 4681
    Photobacterium 42-4979-80
    Moritella 3876
    Psychromonas 35-4477
  • a Sequenced bacterial genomes containing a crl gene.

  • b Range of percentage of identity between the amino acid sequence of the Crl proteins in strains belonging to the indicated genus and that CrlSTM (133 residues; NP-459316, shown in Fig. 1, line 16).

  • c Range of percentage of identity between the amino acid sequence of the RpoS proteins in strains belonging to the indicated genus and that of RpoSSTM (330 residues; accession number X77752) (26).