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Genomic determinants of sporulation in Bacilli and Clostridia: towards the minimal set of sporulation-specific genes
Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2012
Published 2012. This article is a U.S. Government work and is in the public domain in the USA
Volume 14, Issue 11, pages 2870–2890, November 2012
How to Cite
Galperin, M. Y., Mekhedov, S. L., Puigbo, P., Smirnov, S., Wolf, Y. I. and Rigden, D. J. (2012), Genomic determinants of sporulation in Bacilli and Clostridia: towards the minimal set of sporulation-specific genes. Environmental Microbiology, 14: 2870–2890. doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02841.x
- Issue online: 24 OCT 2012
- Version of Record online: 13 AUG 2012
- Accepted manuscript online: 20 JUL 2012 10:36AM EST
- Received 8 April, 2012; revised 10 July, 2012; accepted 11 July, 2012.
Table S1. Distribution of spo0A, sspA and dpaAB genes and the ability to form spores within the representatives of Firmicutes with completely sequenced genomes.
Table S2. Taxonomy of Spo0A-encoding non-spore-forming Firmicutes.
Table S3. Distribution of known sporulation genes among 122 Spo0A-encoding firmicute genomes. A constantly updated version of this file is being maintained at the website http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/Complete_Genomes/Sporulation.html.
Table S4. Novel enzymatic function assignments for sporulation-related proteins.
Fig. S1. Correlation of spore formation and genome size within the representatives of class (A) Bacilli and (B) Clostridia.
Fig. S2. Comparison of the phylograms built from (A) concatenated sequences of 50 ribosomal proteins and (B) profiles of gene presence and absence from Table S3. Note the absence in (B) of the non-sporulating Macrococcus caseolyticus and Exiguobacterium spp. (red outline) and the shifted positions of Lysinibacillus sphaericus (green outline) and Alicyclobacillus acidocaldarius and Kyrpidia tusciae (blue outline).
Fig. S3. Amino acid substitutions in the active sites of peptidase M23-like (LytM) domains of SpoIIQ, CD0125 and SpoIVFA families.
Fig. S4. Sequence alignment of some known and newly translated SpoVM proteins.
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