TABLE 1

The encoding genes of the PTS transporters in B. subtilisa

GeneDomain structureSubstrate
Glucose family
    gamPEIICBAGlcN
    nagPEIICBGlcNAc
    malPEIICBMaltose
    ptsGEIICBAGlucose
    ypqEEIIAUnknown
    yyzEEIIAUnknown
β-Glucoside family
    murPEIIBCMurNAc (?)
    trePEIIBCTrehalose
    sacPEIIBCSucrose
    sacXEIIBCSucrose
    vbglPEIIBCAβ-glucosides
Lactose family
    ywbAEIICUnknown
    licAEIIALichenan
    licBEIIBLichenan
    licCEIICLichenan
    gmuBEIIBMannan
    gmuAEIIAMannan
    gmuCEIICMannan
Mannose family
    levDEIIAFructose
    levEEIIBFructose
    levFEIICFructose
    levGEIIDFructose
Fructose/mannitol family
    mtlAEIICBMannitol
    mtlFEIIAMannitol
    manPEIIBCAMannose
    fruAEIIABCFructose
  • a Boldface data indicate the EIIA-deficient PTS transporters in B. subtilis.