Molecular analysis of VcfQ protein involved in Vibrio cholerae type IV pilus biogenesis.

@article{Miyazato2003MolecularAO,
  title={Molecular analysis of VcfQ protein involved in Vibrio cholerae type IV pilus biogenesis.},
  author={Tomoko Miyazato and Claudia Toma and Noboru Nakasone and Koichiro Yamamoto and Masaaki Iwanaga},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={52 Pt 4},
  pages={283-8}
}
The nucleotide sequence of an ORF (vcfQ) within the type IV pilus gene cluster of Vibrio cholerae O34 strain NAGV14 was determined, thereby completing the sequence analysis of the structural operon. The vcfQ gene showed homology to the mshQ gene of the mannose-sensitive haemagglutinin pilus gene cluster. The vcfQ was 651 bp larger than mshQ, and the G+C content of the extra 651 bp portion (35.6 mol%) was lower than that of the overall vcfQ gene (42.5 mol%). Except for the first 270 aa residues… CONTINUE READING