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Table 3 Conservation of fimbrial loci in each EHEC strain

From: Extensive genomic diversity and selective conservation of virulence-determinants in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia colistrains of O157 and non-O157 serotypes

   K-12 O157 O26 O111 O103
Locus no. ECs number   #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6
1 ECs0019-0024 p + + + + + + + + p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p p
2 ECs0139-0145 - + + + + + + + + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3 ECs0592-0597 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
4 ECs0741-0744 - + + + + + + + + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
5 ECs1021-1028 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
6 ECs1276-1281 - + + + + + + + + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
7 ECs0267&1414-1421 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
8 ECs2107-2114 p + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + p p + p p +
9 ECs2914-2918 - + + + + + + + + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - p - - p
10 ECs3216-3222 - + + + + + + + + p - - p - - p p p p - p - p p p p p p p
11 ECs4020-4023&4026 p + + + + + + p + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + +
12 ECs4426-4431 - + + + + + + + + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
13 ECs4665-4670 - + + + + + + + + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
14 ECs5271-5279 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + p + + + + + + + + + +
  1. Symbols: '+' indicates a locus where all genes were conserved; '-' a locus where all genes were absent; and 'P' a locus where one or more genes, but not all genes, were absent. Genes judged as 'uncertain' were not considered.