Table 1.

Percent amino acid sequence identity of D1 and D2 from Ensis directus arginine kinase (AK) to each other and to other selected AK sequences

Ensis D1Ensis D2
Ensis D1-59.94 (67.61)
Ensis D259.94 (67.61)-
Pseudocardium D184.57 (87.60)61.65 (68.18)
Pseudocardium D259.94 (67.04)81.67 (85.28)
Nautilus 57.27 (65.11)57.31 (64.76)
Nordotis 55.33 (62.54)59.49 (65.16)
Liolophura 55.52 (61.63)58.05 (65.52)
Limulus 53.28 (59.54)51.29 (61.32)
Homarus 49.71 (58.00)49.29 (60.40)
Anthopleura D146.76 (54.37)50.71 (58.97)
Anthopleura D244.02 (54.52)45.53 (55.62)
  • Percent similarities of sequences are shown in parentheses. Values were determined using the GCG software package and the following sequences (GenBank accession numbers are in parentheses): Pseudocardium sachalinensis— cockle (AB017255); Nautilus pompilius — cephalopod (AB042332), Nordotis madka — gastropod mollusc (D26104), Liolophura japonica — chiton (O15990); Limulus phoyphemus — horseshoe crab (S52098); Homarus gammarus— lobster (P14208); Anthopleura japonicus — sea anemone (O015992).