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Table 1 Summary of E. tenella MCPs and their binding properties

From: Characterization of novel microneme adhesive repeats (MAR) in Eimeria tenella

Repeat Accession number Motif Recombinant expression Fetuin / MDBK binding
EtMCP2.1 ETH_00020995 H – L – S recMCP2.1 No
EtMCP3.1 ETH_00030520 H – W – S
EtMCP3.2 V – W – T
EtMCP3.3 H – W – T recMCP3.3 Yes
EtMCP4.1 ETH_00030525 V – W – S
EtMCP4.2 H – W – S recMCP4.2 No
EtMCP4.3 V – W – T recMCP4.3 Yes
EtMCP4.4 H – W – T
EtMCP5.1 ETH_00003280 X – X – Xa
EtMCP5.2 X – X – Xa recMCP5.2 No
EtMIC3.1 ETH_00021010 Y – L – T
EtMIC3.2 H – L – T
EtMIC3.3 H – L – T recMIC3.3 Yes
EtMIC3.4 H – L – T
EtMIC3.5 H – L – T
EtMIC3.6 H – L – T
EtMIC3.7 X – X – Xa
  1. aX – X – X = motif not identifiable