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Table 2 Summary of genes predicted to be horizontally acquired in seven Rickettsia genomes

From: HGTector: an automated method facilitating genome-wide discovery of putative horizontal gene transfers

Abbreviation Size of chromosome (Mb) Number of chromosomal protein-coding genes Number of predicted HGT-derived genes Percentage of predicted HGT-derived genes
R. akari 1.23 1256 76 6.05%
R. felis 1.49 1400 256 18.29%
R. massiliae 1.36 968 93 9.61%
R. slovaca 1.28 1114 72 6.46%
R. rickettsii 1.26 1342 98 7.30%
R. africae 1.28 1030 78 7.57%
R. conorii 1.27 1374 127 9.24%
Mean 1.31 1212 114.3 9.43%
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