TABLE 2.

Description of the pMMA2 plasmid isolated from the A. baumannii strain that caused a large outbreak of infection (AbH12O-A2)a

FeaturePositionsProperties and/or putative functionGenBank/EMBL accession no. of match(es)Plasmid or chromosomal homology (reference)
ORF 1141-602Septicolysin (endotoxin)CU459138.1p2ABAYE
IRL855-872IS4 inverted repeat leftYP_001957893.1NA
ORF 21418-1719Putative IS4 transposase familyYP_001957893.1NA
IRR1722-1739IS4 inverted repeat rightYP_001957893.1NA
ORF 31793-4204Putative TonB-dependent receptorCU459138.1p2ABAYE
ORF 44332-4715Putative cytoplasmic proteinCU459138.1p2ABAYE
ORF 54633-4929Putative inner membrane proteinCU459138.1p2ABAYE
XerC/XerD-like5128-5155Recombination sitesAJ239129, AY228470, NC_010481RYC52763/97 (2)b pABO2 pABIR
blaOXA-245229-6056Carbapenem-hydrolyzing oxacillinaseAJ239129RYC52763/97 (2)b
XerC/XerD-like6069-6096Recombination sitesAJ239129, AY228470, NC_010481RYC52763/97 (2)b pABO2 pABIR
ORF 67145-7714DNA replication proteinZP_04663577AB900
Iteron8791-8878Imperfect 4-repeat iterons; control of DNA replicationCU459138.1p2ABAYE
OriV8896-9100Replication originCU459138.1p2ABAYE
ORF 79410-9682Hypothetical proteinCU459138.1p2ABAYE
ORF 89953-10324Hypothetical proteinCU459138.1p2ABAYE
ORF 910324-10497Hypothetical proteinCU459138.1p2ABAYE
XerD-like10521-10531Recombination sitesCU459138.1p2ABAYE
  • a Abbreviations: ORF, open reading frame; IRL, inverted repeat, left; IRR, inverted repeat, right; NA, not applicable.

  • b Chromosomal DNA of strain RYC52763/97 (2).