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Table 1 Bifiobacterium longum general genome features

From: Pangenome analysis of Bifidobacterium longum and site-directed mutagenesis through by-pass of restriction-modification systems

  B. longum subsp. longum NCIMB 8809 B. longum subsp. longum CCUG 30698 B. longum subsp. longum NCC2705 B. longum subsp. longum DJO10A
Isolated from Nursling stool Human adult intestine Infant faeces Young adult faeces
Genome Size 2.34 2.45 2.25 2.37
G + C content % 60.1 60.22 60.12 60.15
Number of identified genes 1872 1983 1727 1990
Percentage of genes functionally assigned 77 % 74 % 79 % 76 %
Prophage 1 (complete) 1 1 1
Episome 1 0 1 1
rRNA 3 2 4 4
tRNA 56 70 57 58
CRISPR 0 0 1 1