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Table 1 Features of the ICEs in Vibrio alginolyticus strains

From: Comparative genomic analysis of six new-found integrative conjugative elements (ICEs) in Vibrio alginolyticus

ICE Host strain Sources Sites and year of isolation Size (bp) Identity to IntSXT (%) Integration site Resistant genes Notable variable genes code forb GenBank accession number
ICEValA056-1 A056 Litopeneaus vannamei Zhanjiang, Guangdong, China, 2003 89004 97 prfC strBA, sul2 type III RM system, diguanylate cyclase, acriflavin resistance protein, membrane-fusion protein KR231688
ICEValA056-2 103826 N a tRNA-ser N type I RM system, Fic family protein, HigA, MosTA, choline uptake protein, mechanosensitive channel regulation, calcium/sodium proton antiporter, oxaloacetate and citrate metabolism, PrrABCD KR231689
ICEValE0601 E0601 Seawater Yangjiang, Guangdong, China, 2006 106165 99 prfC N HipBA, Flp pilus assembly system, P pilus assembly system, type III RM system, threonine efflux protein, choline uptake protein, diguanylate cyclase, DDE endonuclease, mechanosensitive channel regulation, RNA-dependent DNA polymerases KT072768
ICEValHN492 HN492 Seawater Sanyan, Hainan, China, 2008 106164 99 prfC N KT072769
ICEValHN396 HN396 Seawater Qinzhou, Guangxi, China, 2008 86687 N tRNA-ser N type II RM system, Fic family protein, HigA, diguanylate cyclase, aerotaxis sensor, chemotaxis sensor, DNA recombination-mediator, DDE endonuclease KT072770
ICEValHN437 HN437 Seawater Haikou, Hainan, China, 2008 94290 N tRNA-ser N type I RM system, Fic family protein, HigA, organic hydroperoxide resistance, DDE endonuclease, nucleotide metabolism, phage lysin, rhamnose metabolism, sulfate assimilation, synthesis of capsular polysaccharide KT072771
  1. a N represents that compared genes lack similarity or that no resistant genes were found
  2. bThe functions conferred by unique gene contents that are not found in other ICEs are indicated in boldface