TABLE 2.

Functions and genome positions of the seven loci used in the P. aeruginosa typing scheme

LocusPutative function of gene (strain)Position in PAO1 genome (base pair)
acsAAcetyl coenzyme A synthetase (PA0887)969670
aroEShikimate dehydrogenase (PA0025)26711
guaAGMP synthase (PA3769)4227237
mutLDNA mismatch repair protein (PA4946)5551681
nuoDNADH dehydrogenase I chain C, D (PA2639)2983963
ppsAPhosphoenolpyruvate synthase (PA1770)1914037
trpEAnthralite synthetase component I (PA0609)670980