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Table 1 General features of the H. walsbyi genome

From: The genome of the square archaeon Haloquadratum walsbyi : life at the limits of water activity

Feature Chromosome plasmid PL47
Replicon length (bp) 3,132,494 bp 46,867 bp
G+C content (%) 47.9 % 47.7 %
   G+C of transposases (%) 52 % -
Number of protein-coding genes 2738 39
Average size of proteins 290 aa 276 aa
Percentage coding for proteins or RNAs 76.5 % 69.1 %
Average gene distance 289 371
Number of rRNA operons (16S, 23S, 5S) 2 -
Number of tRNAs 43 -
Number of other RNAs (7S, RNAseP) 2 -
Average pI of proteins 5.1 5.2