TABLE 3.

Comparison of various HCH degradative genes in S. paucimobilis B90 and S. paucimobilis UT26

GeneLength (bp)Peptide length (aa)aHomology (%)FunctionStabilityb
B90UT26B90UT26B90UT26
linA1462468c15415696Dehydrochlorinase+
linA2474468c158100dDehydrochlorinase+
linB88888829629699Halidohydrolase+
linC75075025025099Dehydrogenase+
linD1,0381,03834634699Reductive dechlorinase+
linE963321Ring cleavage dioxygenaseND+
linR909303Transcriptional regulatorND+
  • a aa, amino acids.

  • b +, stable; −, unstable; ND, not detected.

  • c linA gene of S. paucimobilis UT26

  • d Percent identical nucleotides between linA and linA2