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Table 3 Fimbrial gene clusters present in EHEC O145:H25 and other E. coli strains

From: Genome sequencing and comparative genomics of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O145:H25 and O145:H28 reveal distinct evolutionary paths and marked variations in traits associated with virulence & colonization

Fimbrial cluster O145:H25 O145:H28 O26:H11 O103:H2 O111:HNM O157:H7 O165:H25 commensal
CFSAN004176 CFSAN004177 RM13514 RM13516 11,365 12,009 11,128 Sakai 2012C-4227 HS
F01 + + + + + + + H + +
F02 + + Ha Ha Hb + Hb Hc Hb Hb
F03 (+) (+) + + (+) (+) +
F04 + + (+) + + + +
F05 (OI-127) + + + + + (+) + +
F06 (Lpf_O113/OI-154) + + + + H +
F07 + + + + + + + + + +
F08 (OI-1) (+/−) (+/−) (+) (+) (+/−) (+/−) (+/−) (+) (+/−) (+/−)
F09 + + + + + + + + + +
F10 + + Hd Hd + + + Hd (+) (+/−)
F11 + (+) + + + + + (+/−)
F12 + + + + + + + + + +
F13 + + He He + (+) + He + +
F14 + + + + + (+) + (+) (+) +
F15 + + + (+) + + + + (+) (+)
F16 (OI-61) (+/−) (+/−) + (+/−) + (+/−) + + (+/−) (+/−)
F17 (OI-141) (+) + Hf Hf Hf (+)
F18 (OI-47) (+/−) (+/−) +
F19 (sfp cluster) + + +
Totalg 15 (2) 15 (2) 13 (1) 12 (2) 16 (1) 14 (2) 15 (1) 16 14 (2) 11 (4)
  1. +, present (> 90% identity, > 90% gene coverage); −, absent; (+/−), partial; (+), contains pseudogene(s); H homolog (< 90% sequence identity); (see also Additional file 3: Table S3)
  2. a, b, c, d, e, fsame letters indicate same homolog
  3. gnumbers in parentheses indicate the number of partially conserved clusters