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Table 1 CEACAM-binding bacteria and their adhesive proteins

From: Signaling by epithelial members of the CEACAM family – mucosal docking sites for pathogenic bacteria

Bacterial species Primary target tissue Adhesin CEACAM specificity References
1 3 5 6
Adherent-invasive Escherichia coli (AIEC) Digestive tract FimH - NC - + [68]
Diffusely adhering Escherichia coli (DAEC) Digestive tract Urogenital tract Afa/Dr-I + - + + [69]
Haemophilus influenzae Nasopharynx OmpP5 + NC + NC [55, 70]
Moraxella catarrhalis Nasopharynx UspA1 + + + NC [56, 71]
Neisseria gonorrhoeae Urogenital tract OpaCEA + + + + [54, 72]
Neisseria meningitidis Nasopharynx OpaCEA + + + + [53]
commensal Neisseria Nasopharynx OpaCEA + NC NC NC [73]
Salmonella sp Digestive tract Uncharacterized fimbrial adhesin + NC + + [51]
  1. NC: not yet characterized.