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Table 1 P. aeruginosa core and accessory genome characteristics

From: Characterization of the core and accessory genomes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa using bioinformatic tools Spine and AGEnt

  Corea Accessory
Avg (range) Avg (range)
Size (kbp) 5,844 727 (430 – 1,192)
% of total genome 89.7 (86.4 – 93.3) 11.1 (6.9 – 18.0)
Average G + C % 67.0 61.2 (60.5 – 62.2)
Total # of genesb 5,316 608 (348 – 1,090)
Gene length (bp) 990 (72 – 13,029) 939 (51 – 17,019)
Overlapping genesc (%) 28.3 33.8 (26.3 – 40.7)
Transposasesd 7 6 (3 – 14)
Type I integron genese 0 2 (0 – 10)
ICE-associated genesf 5 127 (4 – 192)
Predicted phage genesg 18 124 (19 – 271)
  1. aCore genome defined as that sequence present in ≥90% of the twelve reference genomes, using PA14 as the primary reference sequence and PAO1 as the secondary reference.
  2. bNumber of annotated coding sequences.
  3. cPercentage of coding sequences sharing at least 1 base with a neighboring coding sequence.
  4. dCoding sequences with homology to proteins labeled as transposases or inactivated derivatives in COG database.
  5. eGenes flanked by sul1 and intI1 homologs inclusive of these two genes.
  6. fGenes with homologs in ICEberg protein database.
  7. gGenes contained within intact, questionable, and incomplete prophage regions predicted by PHAST.