Skip to main content

Table 1 Comparison of essential genes of Bacteroides fragilis 638R to other species in the DEG

From: Identification of genes required for the survival of B. fragilis using massive parallel sequencing of a saturated transposon mutant library

Bacteria No. essential genes Number of homologs of B. fragilis 638R essential genes present in other bacteria % of B. fragilis 638R essential genes present in other bacteria
B. fragilis 638R 550 - -
P. gingivalis ATCC 33277 463 277 50
B. thetaiotaomicron VPI-5482 325 211 36.5
Caulobacter crescentus 480 199 36
Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv II 771 193 35
Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi 353 187 34
Staphylococcus aureus NCTC 8325 351 183 33
Burkholderia thailandensis E264 406 175 32
Bacillus subtilis 168 271 173 31
E.coli MG1655 II 296 171 31