Table 1

Genome size, number of genes, and DUS 10-mers distribution in the genomes of Neisseria

Genome

Genome size (kb)

Number of genes

DUS distribution


% in genes

% alignment

CDUS

Total

DUS-1


N. meningitis Z2491

2,184

2,065

34.5

89.6

405

1,892

815

N. meningitis MC58

2,272

2,079

34.6

87.7

431

1,935

809

N. meningitis FAM18

2,194

1,976

34.0

89.8

431

1,888

818

N. meningitis 8013

2,277

2,126

34.7

88.7

422

1,915

816

N. gonorrhoeae

2,153

2,185

38.6

89.9

396

1,965

774

N. lactamica

2,233

2,067

42.0

88.9

500

2,245

562


The table indicates the percentage of DNA uptake sequence (DUS) in genes, the percentage of DUSs in the M-GCAT multiple genome alignment, the number of composite DUSs (cDUS), the total number of DUSs in the genome, and the number of motifs matching the DUS consensus except at one position (DUS-1).

Treangen et al. Genome Biology 2008 9:R60   doi:10.1186/gb-2008-9-3-r60

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