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Table 1 General features of the Bordetella genomes

From: The missing link: Bordetella petrii is endowed with both the metabolic versatility of environmental bacteria and virulence traits of pathogenic Bordetellae

  B. pertussis B. parapertussis B. bronchiseptica B. avium B. petrii
Size (bp) 4,086,186 4,773,551 5,338,400 3,732,255 5,287,950
GC content (%) 67.72 68.10 68.07 61.58 65.48
Coding sequences 3,816 4,404 5,007 3,417 5,034
Pseudogenes 358 220 18 68 125
Coding density 91.6% 92.2% 92.0% 88.6% 90,6%
Average gene size (bp) 978 987 978 972 957
rRNA operons 3 3 3 3 3
tRNA 51 53 55 61 51
IS481 238 0 0 0 0
IS1001 0 22 0 0 1 (truncated)
IS1002 6 90 0 0 0
IS1663 17 0 0 0 6
IS3-family and others 0 0 0 0 98