Table 2

Gene regions used for multi locus sequence analysis of Treponema denticola
Gene Encoded protein/RNA Gene length* (bp) Chromosomal Locus*
dnaN (TDE0231) DNA polymerase III beta subunit 1104 264,000
recA(TDE0872) Recombinase A 1245 895,000
radC (TDE0973) Unknown function 678 998,000
ppnK (TDE1591) Polyphosphate/ATP-NAD kinase 855 1,639,000
flaA (TDE1712) Flagellar sheath protein 1050 1,767,000
era (TDE1895) GTP binding protein 885 1,915,000
pyrH (TDE2085) Uridylate kinase 696 2,114,000
rrsA (TDE_16SA) Small subunit 16S rRNA (identical to rrsB) 1515 661,000
rrsB (TDE_16SB) Small subunit 16S rRNA (identical to rrsA) 1515 1,220,000

*Chromosomal loci and gene lengths are based on the type strain of T. denticola (ATCC 35405) [18].

Mo et al.

Mo et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-24

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