Table 3

Number of loci in E. coli alignments corresponding to known elements

E. coli

E. coli B2



All loci

Microdiversity loci

All loci

Microdiversity loci





n

Percent

n

Percent

n

Percent

n

Percent


Total

1,037

100

640

100

539

100

370

100

Bacteriophages

27

3

0

0

35

6

12

3

CRISPR

3

0.3

1

0.1

3

2

1

0.2

Genomic islands

127

12

61

10

103

19

64

17

Insertion sequences

55

5

2

0.3

48

9

8

2

Palindromic units

129

12

105

16

44

8

37

10

Minisatellites

18

2

12

2

17

3

15

4

Other

678

65

459

72

289

53

233

63


CRISPR, clustered, regularly interspaced short palindromic repeat.

Touzain et al. Genome Biology 2010 11:R45   doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-4-r45

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