Table 2

Distribution of virulence-related factors among K. pneumoniae genomes analyzed
Virulence-factor SB3341 SB2390 SB3193 NTUH MGH Functional role
rmpA ++ - - ++ - Regulator of capsule expression
Aerobactin + - - + - Siderophore
Enterobactin + + + + + Siderophore
Yersiniabactin + + + + - Siderophore
Colibactin + - - - - Genotoxin
T4SS (virB) + + - + - Conjugative machinery/protein secretion
T2SS + + + + + Protein secretion
T6SS + + + + + Protein secretion
Pld-family + - - - - Lipid metabolism
Sel1 lipoproteins + - - - - Unknown
cOMP + - - - - Putative cytotoxin
Igg-like + - - - - Binding to extra cellular matrix compounds
SEFIR-domain + - - - - Potentially hijack IL17R signaling pathways
Bcl + + - + + Binding to hydrophobic ligands / putative regulation of homeostasis and immunity

Lery et al.

Lery et al. BMC Biology 2014 12:41   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-12-41

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