Table 2

Comparison of genomes examined in this study

Species name

Genome size

No. of annotated genes

No. (%) of co-conserved genes

No. of co-conserved protein pairs


E. coli (K12)

4,639,675

4,242

1,156 (27%)

2,926

E. coli (O157-O157:H7 EDL933)

5,528,445

5,324

1,174 (22%)

3,216

Shigella flexneri 2a str. 2457T

4,599,354

4,068

977 (24%)

4,490

Salmonella typhimurium LT2 + pSLT plasmid

4,857,432 + 93,939

4,425 + 102

1,103 (24%)

2,751

P. aeruginosa (PAO1)

6,264,403

5,567

1,428 (26%)

5,794

Bacillus subtilis

4,214,630

4,105

869 (21%)

1,972


Karimpour-Fard et al. Genome Biology 2007 8:R185   doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-9-r185

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