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Table 1 Genes whose abundance in genomes is linearly correlated to the ubiquity of these genomes

From: Relating genomic characteristics to environmental preferences and ubiquity in different microbial taxa

Group Functional class Gene COG Adjusted R-squared
CELLULAR PROCESSES AND SIGNALING Cell wall / membrane / envelope biogenesis Sortase and related acyltransferases COG1247 0.7484
Posttranslational modification, protein turnover, chaperones Glutatione peroxidase COG0386 0.8488
Signal transduction mechanisms Osmosensitive K+ channel histidine kinase COG2205 0.7662
INFORMATION STORAGE AND PROCESSING Replication, recombination and repair Nucleotidyltransferase/DNA polymerase involved in DNA repair COG0389 0.73
A/G-specific DNA glycosylase COG1194 0.7548
Translation, ribosomal structure and biogenesis Acetyltransferases, including N-acetylases of ribosomal proteins COG1670 0.7714
METABOLISM Carbohydrate transport and metabolism 2,4-dihydroxyhept-2-ene-1,7-dioic acid aldolase COG3836 0.7147
Coenzyme transport and metabolism Dihydrofolate reductase COG0262 0.8237
Energy production and conversion Glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase COG0578 0.7355
Coenzyme F420-dependent N5, N10-methylene tetrahydromethanopterin reductase and related flavin-dependent oxidoreductase COG2141 0.7239
Inorganic ion transport and metabolism Phosphate/sulphate permeases COG0306 0.7579
Lipid transport and metabolism Acyl CoA: acetate/3-ketoacid CoA transferase, alpha subunit COG1788 0.7461
Nucleotide transport and metabolism Thymidilate synthase COG0207 0.7334