I. Information of IME
ICEberg ID194_IME
Name NBU2  This IME is derived from experimental literature
OrganismBacteroides fragilis
Size (bp)11123 bp
GC content [Genome] (%)
Insertion site3′ of two tRNASer genes
FunctionlinA2N2 (lincosamide resistance)
Species that IME can be transferred to-
Nucleotide SequenceAF251288 (complete IME sequence in this GenBank file)
Putative oriT region coordinates: 8812..9030;   oriTDB id:  200011
Putative relaxase coordinates: 9137..10543; Gene: mobN2;  Family:  -

II. IME interaction with ICE/CIME/Plasmids

The Interaction Network among ICE/IME/CIME/plasmid

Detailed Informatioin of the Interaction Network
# IME  Inter_Ele [Type] Methods Donors Recipients Exper_Ref 
1NBU2  CTnERL [ICE] experimentalin trans Bacteroides fragilis; Bacteroides uniformis; Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron 5482; Bacteroides uniformis; Escherichia coli 8407835; 7608064; 10852890
2NBU2  RP4 [IncP plasmid] experimentalin trans Escherichia coli E. coli HB101 7608064
3NBU2  R751 [IncP plasmid] experimentalin trans Escherichia coli E. coli HB101 7608064
4NBU2  CTnDOT [ICE] experimentalin trans Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron; Bacteroides uniformis Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron 5482 8407835

experimental This is an interactioin derived from experimental literature

The graph information of NBU2  components from AF251288
Complete gene list of NBU2  from AF251288
#GeneCoordinates [+/-], size (bp) Product *Reannotation 
1linAn2258..770 [-], 513lincomycin resistance gene
2mefEn2795..2000 [-], 1206MefEn2
3intN22499..3782 [+], 1284integraseIntegrase 
4-3846..6194 [+], 2349unknown
5-6736..7815 [+], 1080unknown
6prmN28028..8984 [+], 957PrmN2
7mobN29137..10543 [+], 1407mobilization proteinRelaxase 
integrase Gene may contribute to site-specific recombination
conjugation Gene may play role in conjugative transfer

ElementNo. of sequencesDownload
Nucleotide sequences1Fasta
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(4) Wang J; Shoemaker NB; Wang GR; Salyers AA (2000). Characterization of a Bacteroides mobilizable transposon, NBU2, which carries a functional lincomycin resistance gene. J Bacteriol. 182(12):3559-71. [PudMed:10852890]