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Table 1 Intraspecies genome signature comparisons. When more than 2 genome sequence are available for the plasmids from the database, the lowest and highest δ* is depicted (δ* min and δ* max respectively).

From: Compositional discordance between prokaryotic plasmids and host chromosomes

# Species # of available genome sequences* δ*min (x1000) δ*max (x1000)
1 Bacillus anthracis 3 0.012006 0.06936
2 Bacillus cereus 3 1.578633 4.59874
3 Bacillus licheniformis 2   0.05647
4 Bacteroides fragilis 2   1.859383
5 Buchnera aphidicola 3 16.95546 59.25254
6 Campylobacter jejuni 2   3.636911
7 Escherichia coli 4 0.596158 7.086455
8 Helicobacter pylori 2   7.324047
9 Neisseria meningitidis 2   3.94554
10 Pseudomonas syringae 2   16.17344
11 Salmonella enterica 2   1.560395
12 Shigella flexneri 2   0.365415
13 Staphylococcus aureus 6 0.761036 1.613145
14 Staphylococcus epidermidis 2   2.965408
15 Streptococcus agalactiae 2   3.441733
16 Streptococcus pneumoniae 2   2.326183
17 Streptococcus pyogenes 5 0.448649 2.864896
18 Streptococcus thermophilus 2   0.872791
19 Thermus thermophilus 2   1.734364
20 Xylella fastidiosa 2   6.746043
21 Yersinia pestis 3 0.335064 2.809856
  1. *) At the time of analysis, June 2005