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Table 6 Chromosomes with extreme skew

From: Separating the effects of mutation and selection in producing DNA skew in bacterial chromosomes

Species Group RG RT Skew1
Chromosomes with strongest overall skew
Candidatus Blochmannia floridanus Gammaproteobacteria 0.433 0.107 0.446
Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824 Firmicutes 0.426 -0.087 0.435
Ehrlichia canis str. Jake Alphaproteobacteria. 0.346 0.226 0.413
Ehrlichia ruminantium str. Welgevonden Alphaproteobacteria 0.360 0.191 0.408
Ehrlichia chaffeensis str. Arkansas Alphaproteobacteria 0.360 0.191 0.407
Ehrlichia ruminantium str. Gardel Alphaproteobacteria 0.353 0.190 0.401
Ehrlichia ruminantium str. Welgevonden Alphaproteobacteria 0.349 0.188 0.397
Lactobacillus salivarius subsp. salivarius UCC118 Firmicutes 0.362 -0.121 0.382
Borrelia burgdorferi B31 Spirochaetes 0.229 0.300 0.378
Clostridium perfringens str. 13 Firmicutes 0.350 -0.086 0.360
Borrelia garinii PBi Spirochaetes 0.207 0.287 0.354
Xylella fastidiosa Temecula1 Gammaproteobacteria 0.254 0.228 0.341
Bartonella quintana str. Toulouse Alphaproteobacteria 0.300 0.080 0.311
Clostridium tetani E88 Firmicutes 0.273 -0.137 0.305
Bartonella henselae str. Houston-1 Alphaproteobacteria 0.284 0.080 0.295
Xylella fastidiosa 9a5c Gammaproteobacteria 0.197 0.218 0.294
Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM Firmicutes 0.286 -0.024 0.287
Buchnera aphidicola str. Bp Gammaproteobacteria 0.254 0.124 0.282
Lactobacillus johnsonii NCC 533 Firmicutes 0.260 -0.042 0.263
Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans Z-2901 Firmicutes 0.260 0.000 0.260
Chromosomes with weakest overall skew
Corynebacterium efficiens YS-314 Actinobacteria 0.023 0.019 0.030
Nostoc sp. PCC 7120 Cyanobacteria 0.028 0.005 0.028
Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021 plasmid pSymA Alphaproteobacteria 0.022 0.014 0.026
Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis K-10 Actinobacteria 0.002 0.025 0.025
Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans 2CP-C Deltaproteobacteria 0.022 -0.009 0.024
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae 232 Firmicutes 0.017 0.016 0.023
Mycoplasma synoviae 53 Firmicutes -0.012 0.016 0.020
Wigglesworthia glossinidia Gammaproteobacteria 0.016 0.011 0.020
Mycoplasma mycoides subsp. mycoides SC str. PG1 Firmicutes 0.017 0.009 0.019
Mycoplasma gallisepticum R Firmicutes -0.014 0.009 0.016
Aquifex aeolicus VF5 Aquificae -0.006 -0.014 0.015
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae 7448 Firmicutes -0.012 -0.002 0.013
Thermosynechococcus elongatus BP-1 Cyanobacteria -0.005 -0.010 0.012
Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 Cyanobacteria 0.010 -0.002 0.010
Synechococcus sp. JA-2-3B'a(2–13) Cyanobacteria 0.009 -0.001 0.009
Baumannia cicadellinicola str. Hc Gammaproteobacteria -0.003 -0.005 0.006
Anabaena variabilis ATCC 29413 Cyanobacteria -0.005 0.003 0.006
Mycoplasma pneumoniae M129 Firmicutes 0.003 0.003 0.004
Synechococcus sp. JA-3-3Ab Cyanobacteria 0.001 0.004 0.004
Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421 Cyanobacteria 0.003 -0.002 0.004
  1. 1Overall skew given by SQRT(RG2 + RT2)