Table 1

Occurrence of bfp genes in clinical isolates and in the human gut microbiota.

Strain

bfp1

bfp2

bfp3

bfp4

Bfgi2

attB


638R

+

+

+

+

+

+

YCH46a

+

+

-

-

-

+

NCTC9343b

+

+

-

-

-

+

NCTC9344

+

+

+

-

+

+

NCTC10581

+

+

-

-

-

+

NCTC10584

-

+

-

-

-

+

NCTC11295

-

+

-

-

-

+

NCTC11625

+

+

-

-

-

+

TMD1

+

+

+

+

+

+

TMD2

+

+

+

+

+

+

TMD3

+

+

+

+

+

+


a. Based on analysis of genome sequence only, locus identifier BF0154 for bfp1, and BF1628 bfp2. All other strains confirmed by PCR.

b. Locus identifier BF0116 for bfp1 and BF1640 for bfp2.

TMD1-TMD3: total microbiota DNA, from faeces of 3 healthy adult subjects.

Thornton et al. BMC Microbiology 2010 10:122   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-122

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