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Table 7 Characteristics of the 31 genes used for phylogenetic reconstruction

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

Gene Name Product Labela Function Length (nts)a
uvrB Excinuclease ABC, subunit B lpp0086 DNA replication, recombination, and repair 1992
pgk Phosphoglycerate kinase lpp0152 Glycolysis/gluconeogenesis 1191
rpoA RNA polymerase, alpha subunit lpp0419 Transcription 993
ffh Signal recognition particle protein, GTPase lpp0467 Transport and binding proteins 1377
serS Seryl tRNA synthetase lpp0575 tRNA aminoacylation 1281
proS Prolyl-tRNA synthase lpp0749 tRNA aminoacylation 1710
glyA Serine hydroxymethyltransferase lpp0791 Glycine/serine hydroxymethyltransferase 1254
dnaB Replicative DNA helicase lpp0803 DNA replication, recombination, and repair 1383
gpi Glucose-6-phosphate isomerase lpp0825 Glycolysis/gluconeogenesis 1500
lig DNA ligase lpp1020 DNA replication, recombination, and repair 2022
cysS Cysteinyl-tRNA synthetase lpp1271 tRNA aminoacylation 1371
trpS Tryptophanyl tRNA synthetase lpp1399 tRNA aminoacylation 1215
aspS Aspartyl-tRNA synthetase lpp1434 tRNA aminoacylation 1782
ruvB Holliday junction DNA helicase lpp1534 tRNA aminoacylation 1011
nrdA Ribonucleoside-diphosphate reductase, alpha subunit lpp1738 Deoxyribonucleotide/ribonucleoside metabolism 2829
recA Bacterial DNA recombination protein lpp1765 DNA replication, recombination, and repair 1047
tig Trigger factor lpp1830 Protein folding and stabilization 1332
lepA GTP-binding membrane protein lpp1837 Translation 1833
metK S-adenosylmethionine synthetase lpp2004 tRNA aminoacylation 1149
dnaJ Heat shock protein lpp2006 Protein folding and stabilization 1140
argS Arginyl tRNA synthetase lpp2013 tRNA aminoacylation 1770
eno Enolase lpp2020 Glycolysis/gluconeogenesis 1269
ftsZ Cell division protein lpp2662 Cell division 1197
uvrC Excinuclease ABC, subunit C lpp2698 DNA replication, recombination, and repair 1857
dnaX DNA polymerase III, subunits gamma and tau lpp2802 DNA replication, recombination, and repair 1671
recN DNA repair protein lpp2877 DNA replication, recombination, and repair 1668
metG Methionyl tRNA synthetase lpp2941 tRNA aminoacylation 2013
rho Transcription terminator factor lpp3002 Translation 1262
atpD ATP synthase F1, subunit beta lpp3053 ATP-proton motive force interconversion 1377
atpA ATP synthase, subunit alpha lpp3055 ATP-proton motive force interconversion 1554
thdF GTP binding protein, thiophene oxidation lpp3073 tRNA and rRNA base modification 1341
  1. a with respect to strain Paris, nts nucleotides