TABLE 1.

Putative promoters upstream of flagellin genes of T. denticola and T. pallidum

Flagellin geneaConsensus sequence
σ70TTGACA--N17-----TATAAT
T. pallidum flaATTGACA--N18-----TAGAAT
T. denticola flaATTGACA--N17-----TATAAT
T. denticola flaB3TTGTTA--N16-----TATAAT
σ28TAAA----N17-----CCGATAT
T. pallidum flaB1TCAA----N16-----CCGAAAA
T. pallidum flaB2TCAA----N16-----CCGATAC
T. denticola flaB1TTAA----N16-----CCGATAA
T. denticola flaB2TAAA----N17-----CCGAAGA
  • a The consensus sequences for σ70 and σ28 are those identified for E. coli.