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Category: Class III
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Category: Class III


4. Lifestyles

4.2. Sporulation

4.2.1. Sporulation proteins Spore coat proteins Class III

cotZspore crust assembly
cwlJspore germination
yisYprotection of the spore
ysxEprotection of the spore
yutHprotection of the spore


  • these proteins localize simultaneously with the class I and class II proteins but start to encase the spore only after the appearance of phase dark spores (hr 4.5)
  • early localizing spore coat proteins