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Table 2 Internalin profiling of L. innocua and L. monocytogenes strains

From: Internalin profiling and multilocus sequence typing suggest four Listeria innocua subgroups with different evolutionary distances from Listeria monocytogenes

IT No. of internalin genes Characteristics No. (%) of strains No. (%) of strains belonging to each subgroup
  common and
L. innocua
-specific
L. monocytogenes
-specific
   A B C D
1 18 0 whole set of common and L. innocua-specific internalin genes 17 (50.0%) 17 0 0 0
2 17 0 lin1204 negative 12 (35.4%) 0 12 0 0
3 16 0 Lin1204, lin2539 negative 3 (8.8%) 2 0 1 0
4 15 0 lin0661, lin0354, lin2539 negative 1 (2.9%) 0 1 0 0
5 17 1 lin1204 negative, and inlJ positive 1 (2.9%) 0 0 0 1
Total 18 19 -- 34 19 (55.9%) 13 (38.3%) 1 (2.9%) 1 (2.9%)