One ST28 strain (NSUI036, isolated in Thailand) possessed some of the cluster genes (in a single contig, Table 1) but lacked the first two genes, suiA (structural gene) and suiM, in full and suiT in part.
suiA: suicin precursor; suiE, suiF, suiG, and suiI: immunity proteins; suiK: sensor histidine kinase; suiM: synthetase involved in lantibiotic modification; suiR: response regulator; suiT: ABC transporter.
Rio das Mortes or Suia Missu basin, west flowing unnamed cOrrego in Fazenda Ipu.i., just north of Agua Boa on the road Barra do Garca to Sao Felix do Araguaia, H.
They were collected in the Lago do Leo and COrrego do Gato, upper Suia Missu basin, 206 km north of the ferry on the Rio das Mortes (Alto Xavantina), some minutes north of the 13th parallel, around Divineia (ex-Cascalheira).
7 ex., largest 29.6 mm SL, Station 17, Rio das Mortes or Suia Missu basin, west flowing unnamed cOrrego in Fazenda Ipui, just north of Agua Boa on the road Barra do Gal-9a to Sao Felix do Araguaia, Bleher 19.12.2005 (with Characidium sp., Thaye-ria cf: boehlkei and Moenkhausia phaeonota, probably also Hyphessobrycon loweae, not preserved).
Ebbw's Tongan Suia
Taumalolo has had a fantastic season, too, but after a wonderful semi-final where he scored three tries, is there still anything left in the tank?