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Table 2 Deduced function of encoded proteins in the ces operon and flanking regions

From: Cereulide synthetase gene cluster from emetic Bacillus cereus: Structure and location on a mega virulence plasmid related to Bacillus anthracis toxin plasmid pXO1

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)
  1. 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].