TABLE 1.

Genes involved in cell wall biosynthesis in S. aureusa

ORFGeneFunction
Core genes
    SACOL1066 fmt Autolysis and methicillin resistance-related protein
    SACOL1777 htrA Putative serine protease
    SACOL1897 prsA Putative protein export protein
    SACOL1932 sgtB Transglycosylase domain protein
    SACOL1943 vraS Sensor histidine kinase
    SACOL1944Conserved hypothetical protein
    SACOL1945Conserved hypothetical protein
    SACOL1956Conserved hypothetical protein
    SACOL2116 murZ UDP-N-Acetylglucosamine 1-carboxylvinyl transferase 2
    SACOL2302 lytR Transcriptional regulator, putative
    SACOL2352 tcaA Teicoplanin resistance-associated protein
    SACOL2435Conserved hypothetical protein
    SACOL2436Conserved hypothetical protein
    SACOL2518Conserved hypothetical protein
    SACOL2571Conserved hypothetical protein
Additional genes
    SACOL0033 mecA Penicillin binding protein 2A
    SACOL0636 mvaK1 Melavonate kinase
    SACOL0693 tagA Putative teichoic acid biosynthesis protein
    SACOL0743 bacA Bacitracin resistance protein
    SACOL1161 murI Glutamate racemase
    SACOL1279 upps Undecaprenyl pyrophosphatase synthetase
    SACOL1396 fmtC Autolysis and methicillin-resistant-related protein
    SACOL1490 pbpB Penicillin binding protein 2
    SACOL2116 murZ UDP-N-Acetylglucosamineenolpyruvate transferase
    SACOL2540 srtA Sortase A
    SACOL1194 pbpA Penicillin binding protein 1
    SACOL1932 sgtB Monofunctional glycosyltransferase
  • a Based on data from references 168, 329, and 361. ORF, open reading frame, based on the S. aureus COL locus tag (SACOL).