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Table 1 General features of the 6 L. pneumophila strains analyzed

From: Extensive recombination events and horizontal gene transfer shaped the Legionella pneumophila genomes

L. pneumophila strains Philadelphia Paris Lens Corby HL06041035 Lorraine
Chromosome size (bp) 3397754 3503610 3345687 3576469 3492535 3467254
G+C content (%) 38.27 38.37 38.42 38.48 38.35 38.36
N° of genes 3031 3123 2980 3237 3132 3117
N° of protein coding genes 2999 3078 2921 3193 3079 3080
Pseudogenes 55 71 84 59 73 48
tRNA 43 43 43 44 43 44
16S/23S/5S 3/3/3 3/3/3 3/3/3 3/3/3 3/3/3 3/3/3
Average length CDS (nts) 1082.47 1000.85 1008.76 984.35 995.47 988.54
Average length ig (nts) 147.72 154 152.36 149.24 155.12 155.28
Coding density (%) 88.22 86.93 87.07 87.25 86.94 87.26
Plasmids 0 1 1 0 0 1
  1. bp, base pairs; nts, nucleotides; CDS, coding sequence; ig, intergenic region