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Category: Class II
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Category: Class II


4. Lifestyles

4.2. Sporulation

4.2.1. Sporulation proteins Spore coat proteins Class II

cotEassembly of the outer spore coat
cotMresistance of the spore
cotOcontrols assembly of the coat layers and coat surface topography
yheDprotection of the spore
yhjRprotection of the spore
yknTprotection of the spore
yncDprotection of the spore


  • these proteins localize simultaneously with the class I proteins but begin to encase the spore only after engulfment is complete
  • early localizing spore coat proteins