Table 1

Listing of gene and antigen differences presented in Mycobacterium bovis BCG daughter strains. The data was taken from research and historical reports. Genetic and phenotypic differences of M. bovis BCG daughter strains.

STRAIN

SYNONIMOUS

DELETIONS (ORF's)

MPB64

MPB70

Methoxymycolic acid's

EXOCHELIN'S μg/ml


PASTEUR

DR1, DR2, DR14 (28)

P

LOW

N

345

PHIPPS

PHILADELPHIA

DR1, DR2 (20)

P

LOW

N

ND

FRAPPIER

MONTREAL

DR1, DR2, DR8 (24)

P

LOW

N

ND

CONNAUGHT

TORONTO

DR1, DR2, DR8 (24)

P

LOW

N

ND

TICE

CHICAGO

DR1, DR2 (20)

P

LOW

N

390

DENMARK

DANISH 1331

DR1, DR2 (20)

P

LOW

N

140

GLAXO

DR1, DR2 (20)

P

LOW

N

75

PRAGUE

DR1, DR2 (20)

P

LOW

N

ND

BIRKHAUG

DR1, DR2 (20)

P

LOW

N

ND

SWEDEN

GHOTHENBURG

DR1 (9)

N

HIGH

P

ND

JAPAN

TOKYO

DR1 (9)

N

HIGH

P

150

MOREAU

BRAZIL

DR1, DR 16 (15)

N

HIGH

P

ND

RUSSIA

MOSCOW

DR1 (9)

N

HIGH

P

ND

MEXICO

DR1, DR2 (20)

P

LOW

N

ND


DR: Deleted Regions, ORF: Open Reading Frame, P: Protein or antigen expression, N: Non protein or antigen expression, ND: Non determinate.

Castañón-Arreola and López-Vidal Annals of Clinical Microbiology and Antimicrobials 2004 3:10   doi:10.1186/1476-0711-3-10

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