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Table 1 Comparison of selected sequenced Burkholderia and Wolbachia species.

From: Evolution of an endofungal Lifestyle: Deductions from the Burkholderia rhizoxinica Genome

Organism
(strain)
B. rhizoxinica
HKI 0454
B. mallei
ATCC 23344
B. thailandensis E264 B. pseudomallei
K96243
B. cenocepacia
J2315
Wolbachia sp
(w Mel*)
Wolbachia sp.
TSR (w BM**)
Genome size (bp) 3,750,139 5,835,527 6,723,972 7,247,547 8,055,782 1,267,782 1,080,084
G+C content (%) 60.7 68.5 67.6 68.1 66.9 35.2 34.2
ORFs (total) 3827 5025 5634 5728 7269 1195 805
Transposases and derivatives 231 (6.0%) 255 (5.0%) 155 (2.8%) 85 (1.5%) 171 (2.5%) 29 (2.4%) 4 (0.5%)
Transcriptional regulators 193 (5.0%) 405 (8.0%) 517 (9.2%) 523 (9.1%) 802 (11.0%) 11 (0.9%) 8 (1.0%)
  1. *w Mel = Wolbachia endosymbiont of Drosophila melanogaster
  2. **w BM = Wolbachia endosymbiont of Brugia malayi