Comparative in silico analysis of chemotaxis system of Campylobacter fetus
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Chemoreceptor and chemotaxis signal transduction cascade genes of C. fetus subsp. fetus 82-40 show high level of similarity to that in C. jejuni and appears to include sixteen diverse transducer-like protein (tlp) genes that appear similar to nine of the twelve tlp genes in the C. jejuni NCTC 11168 with a percent identity ranging from 15 to 50%. Sixteen putative C. fetus 82-40 tlp genes belong to three classes: A, B, and C, as well as an aerotaxis gene, based on their predicted structure. C. fetus subsp. fetus 82-40 chemoreceptor and chemotaxis signal transduction pathway genes have close phylogenetic relationship of chemotaxis genes between Campylobacteraceae and Helicobacteraceae.
Archives of Microbiology
Copyright 2012 Springer-Verlag. This is an electronic version of an article published in Archives of Microbiology, February 2012, Volume 194, Issue 2, pp 57-63. Archives of Microbiology is available online at: http://link.springer.com// with the open URL of your article.