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Coevolution of aah: A dps-Like Gene with the Host Bacterium Revealed by Comparative Genomic Analysis

Table 1

Reported Dps-like proteins and their proposed functions.

NameSpeciesMW (kd)DNA bindingIron bindingProposed functionaReferences

TpF1 (4D)Treponema pallidum 19Antigen[3]
DpsEscherichia coli19YesYes[1]
MrgABacillus subtilis16YesYes[17]
DpsASynechococcus sp. 19.7[26]
FtpAHaemophilus ducreyi24Laminin binding[25]
FlpListeria innocua18Yes[18]
FlpListeria monocytogenes18Cold shock protein[20]
NapAHelicobacter pylori17NoYesCell adhesion[22, 23, 27]
DprStreptococcus mutans19.7Yes[28, 29]
DprStreptococcal suis19.6NoYesGalactose adhesion[30]
DpsBacteroides fragilis17.9[31]
Dlp-1Bacillus anthracis16.9NoYes[10]
Dlp-2Bacillus anthracis16.7NoYes[10]
MrgAStaphylococcus aureus16.7[32]
DpsCampylobacter jejuni17.3NoYes[33]
Dps1Mycobacterium smegmatis21.6YesYes[34, 35]
Dps2Mycobacterium smegmatis17.8YesYes[36]
DpsAgrobacterium tumefaciens18.6NoYes[6]
DpsBacillus brevis16.3YesYes[11]
DpsPorphyromonas gingivalis19[37]
DpsProteus vulgaris[38]
DpsSerratia marcescens[38]
DpsSalmonella enterica[38]
DpsKlebsiella pneumoniae[38]
DpsEnterobacter cloacae[38]
DpsCitrobacter freundii[38]
AAHMicrobacterium arborescens17.1NoYesReversible hydrolysis[39]
Dps1Deinococcus radiodurans23.0YesYes[40]
Dps2Deinococcus radiodurans26.1YesYes[41]
DpsNostoc sp.20.1NoYes[42]

Blank means no report. aProposed function other than oxidative detoxification, iron oxidation, and storage.

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