Table 4.

β-Ketoadipate pathway genes identified in S. stellata E-37 and Y3F

Gene designationPutative function of gene productSize of gene (bp)% G+CSize of deduced gene productMost similar gene, bacterium (% amino acid similarity/identity) GenBank/SwissProt accession no.
No. of residueskDa
S. stellata E-37
pobA p-Hydroxybenzoate hydroxylase1,17963.639344.1 pobA,P. fluorescens (70/61) (640342)
 pcaC γ-Carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase39364.913114.4 pcaL, S. coelicolor (55/44) (AL079355)
 pcaG α subunit of 3,4-PCD60365.120121.9 pcaG,Acinetobacter sp. strain ADP1 (61/52) (M33798)
 pcaH β subunit of 3,4-PCD72366.724126.7 pcaH,Pseudomonas sp. strain HR199 (70/61) (Y18527)
 pcaQ LysR-type transcriptional regulator95765.731934.4 pcaQ, A. tumefaciens A348 (49/39) (P526681)
Y3F
 pcaC γ-Carboxymuconolactone decarboxylase39667.613214.3 pcaL, S. coelicolor (50/43) (AL079355)
 pcaG α subunit of 3,4-PCD62164.220722.9 pcaG,Acinetobacter sp. strain ADP1 (67/59) (M33798)
 pcaH β subunit of 3,4-PCD72963.924326.5 pcaH, P. putida NCIMB 9869 (69/63) (U96339)
 pcaQ LysR-type transcriptional regulator92769.130932.9 pcaQ,A. tumefaciens A348 (50/43) (P526681)