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Table 5 Key niche-specific genes in Yersinia

From: Genomic characterization of the Yersinia genus

  cbi pdu ttr eut hyd-2 hyd-4 ure mtn opg
Y. enterocolitica + + + - + + + + +
Y. aldovae + + - - + + + + +
Y. bercovieri + + + eutABC + + + + +
Y. frederiksenii + + + - + + + + +
Y. intermedia + + + eutSPQTDMNEJGHABCLKR + + + + +
Y. kristensenii + + + - + + + + +
Y. mollaretii + + - eutABC + + + + +
Y. rohdei + - + - + + + + +
Y. ruckeri - - - - +/- hyfABCGHINfdhF +/- (hyaD, hypEDB) - - +
Y. pseudotuberculosis - - - - - - + + +
Y. pestis - - - - - - +/- - -
  1. Abbreviations: cbi, cobalamin (vitamin B12) biosynthesis; pdu, 1,2-propanediol utilization; ttr, tetrathionate respiration; eut, ethanolamine degradation; hyd-2 and hyd-4, hydrogenases 2 and 4, respectively; ure, urease; mtn, methionine salvage pathway; opg, osmoprotectant (synthesis of periplasmic branched glucans).