Table 4

Characteristics of microdiversity loci flanked by repeats

E. coli

E. coli B2

S. aureus

S. pyogenes


VS analysis

VS flanked by repeats/all VS

10%

14%

18%

12%

Repeats less than 30 bp/all VS with repeats

74%

66%

82%

94%

Loci analysis

Total number of loci

640

370

556

250

% of loci with VSs flanked by repeats (r-loci)/all loci

21%

22%

32%

23%

% loci with possible deletion/r-loci

51%

66%

16%

42%

% loci with possible deletion/all loci

21%

25%

22%

20%


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

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