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Table 5 Copper and antibiotic resistance genes in E. faecalis strains. S1, S18 and S32 represent the three Cu resistant E. faecalis strains, and S12, S17 and S19 represent the three Cu sensitive E. faecalis strains

From: Genome sequences of copper resistant and sensitive Enterococcus faecalis strains isolated from copper-fed pigs in Denmark

Genes Strain name
S1 S18 S32 S12 S17 S19
copY ++ ++ ++ + + +
copA + + + + + +
copB + + + + + +
copZ + + + + + +
tcrY + + +
tcrA + + +
tcrB + + +
tcrZ + + + +
ctpA + + + + + +
cueO + + +
cutC + + + + + +
tetM + + + +
vanA +
Streptothricin acetyltransferase gene + + +
Aminoglycoside adenylyltransferase gene + +
  1. copYABZ copper resistance genes in sensitive strains (For S1, S18 and S32, one of the copY is on the Cu resistant island, and the other is on the chromosome.); tcrYABZ copper resistance genes in resistant strains; ctpA: copper resistance genes; cueO: multicopper oxidase genes; cutC: genes encoding cytoplasmic copper homeostasis protein; tetM: tetracycline resistance genes; vanA: vancomycin resistance genes; Streptothricin acetyltransferase gene: streptothricin resistance genes