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Table 2 Transposons and conjugative transposons analyzed in this study

From: Microevolution within ST11 group Clostridioides difficile isolates through mobile genetic elements based on complete genome sequencing

Transposons Referenced Isolates Reference Isolate 10,010 Isolate 12,038 Isolate 21,062 Common ORFa
ORF Size (kb) Strat-end GC% Specific gene ORF enzymes ORF enzymes ORF enzymes
CTn1 CD630 32 28.9 CD0355–0386 38.6 Xis, tyro-integrase 24 transposase 24 transposase 24 transposase 10
CTn2 CD630 36 42.2 CD0408–0436 35.1 seri-rebombinase 21 N 21 N 1 DNA helicase 13
Tn5397 CD630 19 20.7 CD0496–0511 38.3 tndX, tetM, group II intron N N N N 11 tetM 9
CTn4 CD630 28 30.5 CD1091–1118 46.6 Xis, int, transposase 28 Xis, int, transposase 28 Xis, int, transposase 28 Xis, int, transposase 13
CTn5 CD630 40 45.6 CD1845–1878 32.7   35   36   N N 25
CTn6 (novel) CD630 26 21.3 CD3326–3348 42.8 tyrointegrase 11 N 12 N 12 N 2
CTn7 CD630 30 29.2 CD3370–3392 40.9 seri-rebombinase 31 seri 31 seri 19 N 5
Tn6103 R20291   84.9 1740–1809 41.2 rebombinase        
Tn916   24 18    tetM, Xis, int 1 integrase 1 integrase 13 tetM, transposase 11
Tn5398 CD630 17 9.6 CD2001-2010b 35.4 ermB 7 N 7 N 7 N 5
Tn4453a/b W1 7 6.3 Tnpx-tnpw   catD 1 helicase 1 helicase 10 N 3
  1. arefers to ORFs found in the three isolates and reference CD630