TABLE 2.

Comparison of blaP1 cassette sequences

ProteinCassette lengthaNucleotide (amino acid) at positionb:OrganismLocationTransposoncAccession no.Reference
631 (188)866 (266)
blaP1a
    PSE-4960dT (Phe)A (Glu)P. aeruginosaChromosomeTn1405J051623
1,044T (Phe)A (Glu)P. aeruginosaChromosomeTn2521AF313471This work
blaP1b
    PSE-11,042dT (Phe)C (Ala)P. aeruginosaRPL11Tn1403M6905818
1,044T (Phe)C (Ala)P. aeruginosaRPL11Tn1403AF31347230
    CARB-21,044T (Phe)C (Ala)Salmonella enterica serovar TyphimuriumpMG271NDZ18955
1,044T (Phe)C (Ala)S. enterica serovar Typhimurium DT104ChromosomeAF0715554
1,044T (Phe)C (Ala)Vibrio choleraePlasmidNDAF22189910
blaP1c CARB-3960dC (Leu)C (Ala)P. aeruginosaChromosomeTn1408S4606322
  • a The complete cassette is 1,044 bp in length. The blaP1 open reading frame extends from position 70 to 936; the 59-base element extends from position 940 to 1044 plus 1 to 6.

  • b Position in the blaP1 gene cassette (protein).

  • c ND, not determined.

  • d The full cassette has not been sequenced.