Table 1

Construction of the test regions for the case studies

Escherichia coli str. K-12 substr. MG1655

Listeria monocytogenes EGD-e

Streptococcus pyogenes MGAS5005


regions size

222873 bp

284982 bp

212215 bp


known ncRNA

151 consisting of 11900 bp (5.3%)

[29,35]

101 consisting of 19440 bp (6.8%) [36]

73 consisting of 14625 bp (6.9%) [34]


intergenic background

32754 bp (14.7%)

37317 bp (13.1%)

37067 bp (17.5%)


protein genes

180505 bp (81.0%)

231107 bp (81.1%)

163416 bp (77,0%)


Raasch et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2010 11:491   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-11-491

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