TABLE 2.

Relevant characteristics of target genes and regions used for DNA sequencing

Gene or regionFunctional propertyLocation on EGD chromosome (kb)a
actAVirulence gene (protein involved in actin tail formation)209.5
inlAVirulence gene (internalin, involved in host cell invasion)454.7
prsPhosphoribosyl synthetase202.6
sigBStress responsive alternative sigma factor B930.7
recARecombinase A1,425.5
plcA-hlyIntergenic region206
hly-mplIntergenic region208
  • a Locations are based on the L. monocytogenes EGD genome (http://genolist.pasteur.fr/ListiList/index.html).