Table 2

Deduced function of encoded proteins in the ces operon and flanking regions

Proteina

Length of product (aa)

Deduced function (Homology)


CDS 1

63

Hypothetical protein (pXO1 related)

CDS 2

159

CAAX amino terminal protease

CDS X14

565

Conserved protein (Clp ATPaseb) (pXO1-14 like)

Ces gene cluster

Cereulide biosynthesis

CesH

269

Hydrolase/Acyltransferase

CesP

251

Phosphopantheteinyltransferase

CesT

237

Type II Thioesterase

CesA

3391

NRPS (Cereulide synthesis)

CesB

2681

NRPS (Cereulide synthesis)

CesC

291

ABC transporter

CesD

268

ABC transporter, Permease

CDS X11

137

Hypothetical protein (pXO1-11 like)

CDS X23

642

Group II Intron (Reverse transcriptase, maturase)

CDS X10

333

Hypothetical protein (Methyltransferaseb) (pXO1-10 like)


a) CDS designation: CDSs with homolgies to pXO1 CDSs are indicated by "X" and the corresponding CDS number of pXO1; CDSs belonging to the ces gene cluster are named ces; b) Putative function as determined by Ariel et al., [54].

Ehling-Schulz et al. BMC Microbiology 2006 6:20   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-6-20

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