Table 5.

Amino acid residues around (putative) SPase II cleavage sitesa

Position and
residue
Frequency (% of total)
−3
 L65
 V8
 F7
 T6
 I5
 M2
 G2
 S<1
 W<1
−2
 A36
 S24
 T11
 I6
 V6
 G6
 M2
 L2
 C2
 P2
 F2
 L2
 D<1
 N<1
−1
 A39
 G35
 L8
 I4
 S4
 V2
 T2
 F2
 P2
 M<1
 C<1
 E<1
+1
 C100
+2
 G30
 S28
 A9
 I4
 T4
 F4
 W4
 K4
 L4
  • a The frequency of a particular amino acid at each position is given as the percentage of the total number of predicted lipoprotein signal peptides in which it appears.