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Table 4 Characteristics of genes encoding Small Secreted Proteins (SSPs) and other predicted proteins in isolates of the Leptosphaeria maculans-Leptosphaeria biglobosa species complex

From: Transposable element-assisted evolution and adaptation to host plant within the Leptosphaeria maculans-Leptosphaeria biglobosa species complex of fungal pathogens

  L. maculans‘brassicae’ L. maculans‘lepidii’ L. biglobosa‘brassicae’ L. biglobosa‘canadensis’ L. biglobosa‘thlaspii’
No. of SSPs 651 737 665 621 676
SSPs mean size (aa) 155.9 144.8 153.8 157.4 152.9
All predicted proteins mean size (aa) 416.5 427.4 434.6 464.2 421.0
%Cys in SSPs 3.10 2.75 2.60 2.86 2.79
%Cys in all predicted proteins 1.69 1.46 1.45 1.42 1.48
%GC in SSP genes 53 51 53 52 53
%GC in all predicted genes 53 53 54 53 54
RIP indexa in SSP genes 1.22 1.23 1.15 1.04 1.16
RIP index in all predicted genes 1.04 1.02 1.01 0.89 1.01
% TpA/ApT > =1.5 in SSP 18.4 19.4 13.5 8.2 15.5
% TpA/ApT > =1.5 in all predicted genes 7.0 5.0 4.1 1.7 4.2
  1. aRepeat Induced Point mutation (RIP) index as measured by the TpA/ApT ratio.