TABLE 1

The 73 housekeeping genes selected for investigation for use in the genus MLST scheme

Syntenic blockRelative location on each syntenic block in relation to the Y. enterocolitica 8081 reference genome:Size (bp)Housekeeping gene(s) in each block
BeginningEnd
10107030107,030asnA, dfp, tpiA, glnA
210830019133083,030sthA
319150020255511,055rhlB, rho
428283031363030,800udp, aarF, hemB
5879520980830101,310pcm, recA
610394001251800212,400gloB, nadB, guaA, nrdF, nrdE
718029001991400188,500purB, ptsG, phoQ, phoP, purT, pip, tmk, icdA
82027865208775059,885kduD1
92108500214260034,100NDa
1021545002325300170,800tyrR
112447240249970052,460topB, ansA, dadA, nhaB, fadR, xthA
122554700259155336,853minD, zwf, aspS, znuC, znuA, znuB, minC, rnd, msbB
132602500263023027,730kdsA, prfA, hemA
142640950266818527,235chaA
152668285270958541,300ND
162709700280090091,200ND
1728542633294700440,437folE, nadA, udk, sfcA, glnS
1833134003544778231,378proB, rosA, hemH, adk
1936109003712864101,964thyA, tas, lgt, galR, lysS, prfB
203726200376126035,060tktA, speA, gshB, endA
2139600004238800278,800rfaE, pyrB, parC, gcp, uxaC
2242454004464400219,000ND
234504400456150057,100fdoI, fdhE, glnQ
Total size of syntenic blocks2,639,427
Total size of Y. enterocolitica 8081 genome4,615,899
  • a ND, no housekeeping genes present in the syntenic block.