Table 4.

Features of the mer region of Tn21

FeatureCoordinatesa
Tn21IRmer 19634–19671
merR gene(19204–19638)
merTPCAD−35(19193–19198)
merTPCAD −10(19168–19173)
merR −10(19166–19171)
merR−35(19145–19150)
merT gene(18782–19132)
merP gene(18493–18768)
merCgene(18035–18457)
merA gene(16289–17983)
merD gene(15909–16271)
merEgene(15676–15912)
urf2 putative gene(14972–15679)
urf2M putative geneb (3689–4039) + (15044–15679)
  • a Parentheses indicate that the ORF or control site is on the complementary strand in the sequence compiled in GenBank accession no. AF071413.

  • b Newly defined here (see the text).