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Table 1 ORFs of SCCmec in the S. aureusstrain O-2 compared to S. aureusJCSC6943 and S. haemolyticusJCSC1435

From: ST9 MRSA strains carrying a variant of type IX SCCmec identified in the Thai community

ORFs Genes Description of products % identity to type IX SCC mec in S. aureusJCSC6943a % identity to S. haemolyticusJCSC1435
KK01 orfx hypothetical protein 97 80
KK02   hypothetical protein, similar to modification methylase LlaFI <50 51.8
KK03   hypothetical protein, similar to[truncated]modification methylase LlaFI <50 50.3
KK04   hypothetical protein, similar to restriction enzyme LlaFI <50 <50
KK05   hypothetical protein 52 83
KK06   hypothetical protein 65 86.3
KK07   hypothetical protein 78 61.9
KK08   hypothetical protein 85 83
KK09   hypothetical protein <50 51.6
KK10 ccrB1 cassette chromosome recombinase B1 91 50
KK11 ccrA1 cassette chromosome recombinase A1 93 <50
KK12   hypothetical protein 81 51.1
KK13   hypothetical protein 61 <50
KK14   hypothetical protein 95 <50
KK15 tnp IS431 transposase 97.5 99.1
KK16   [truncated]putative HMG-CoAsynthase 100 83
KK17   Glycerophosphoryl diester phosphodiesterase 100 100
KK18   hypothetical protein 100 100
KK19 mecA penicillin-binding protein 2' 100 100
KK20 tnp transposase for IS431 100 98
KK21 tnp Tn916, transposase <50 <50
KK22   Tn916, hypothetical protein <50 <50
KK23   Tn916, transcriptional regulator <50 50
KK24 tetM tetracycline resistance protein TetM <50 <50
KK25   hypothetical protein <50 52.5
KK26 cadD cadmium binding protein 96 94
KK27 cadX cadmium resistant accessory protein 96 77
KK28 arsC arsenate reductase 93 82
KK29 arsB arsenic efflux pump protein 88 73
KK30 arsR arsenical resistance operon repressor 100 97
KK31 copA copper-exporting ATPase 98 67
KK32   putative lipoprotein 92 98
  1. ORFs, KK1-KK24 and KK25-32 are from nucleotide sequences deposited at the DDBJ/EMBL/ GenBank databases under accession nos. AB705452 and AB705453, respectively.
  2. a % identities of less than 50% were expressed as <50%.