Table 1: Identification of T. spiralis ES proteins with 30–40 kDa recognized by mouse infection sera at 18 DPI using MALDI-TOF/TOF-MS.

Spot no.Protein nameAccession NumberTheoretical pI/MrMOWSE scoreCoverage (%)Number matched peptidesP value

1Deoxyribonuclease II gi∣3169746215.95/38.1151127
2Conserved hypothetical proteingi∣3169665244.85/28.511882
3Deoxyribonuclease II gi∣3169746215.95/38.1169165
4Deoxyribonuclease II gi∣3169746215.95/38.1239257
5Deoxyribonuclease II gi∣3169746215.95/38.1404297
6Antigen targeted by protective antibodiesgi∣4046384.76/31.7292306
7Antigen targeted by protective antibodiesgi∣4046384.76/31.7354306
8Serine proteasegi∣1688059315.97/35.7470308
9Serine proteasegi∣1688059315.97/35.7291296
10Serine proteasegi∣1688059336.33/48.7425249