Table 1

Top scoring LGT genes

Protein Function

Protein ID

Host

Donor

Percent Identical

Score


Thermoprotei


Hypothetical protein

296242776

Thermosphaera aggregans

Thermococcus sibiricus

75

1667


Cobaltochelatase

146304837

Metallosphaera sedula

Picrophilus torridus

53

1256


Cellobiose phosphorylase

305664199

Ignisphaera aggregans

Thermotoga maritima

61

1055


Carbon-monoxide dehydrogenase

229582559

Sulfolobus islandicus

Rhodothermus marinus

69

1095


Aldehyde dehydrogenase

118431783

Aeropyrum pernix

Thermomicrobium roseum

62

991


Halobacteria


Homocysteine methyltransferase

110668174

Haloquadratum walsbyi

Salinibacter ruber

76

1196


Molybdopterin oxidoreductase

284164928

Haloterrigena turkmenica

Hydrogenobacter thermophilus

46

1054


Hypothetical protein

222481310

Halorubrum lacusprofundi

Hyphomicrobium denitrificans

44

1029


Alpha amylase catalytic region

257386281

Halomicrobium mukohataei

Thermoanaerobacter mathranii

64

963


Glycosyltransferase

257052439

Halorhabdus utahensis

Ignisphaera aggregans

58

963


Dead Sea Fosmids


Acetophenone carboxylase

56476760

Azoarcus sp.

45

637


Cytosine Deaminase

221633818

Thermomicrobium roseum

47

395


Isopropylaminohydrolase

108803077

Rubrobacter xylanophilus

51

375


Alkaline phosphatase

262198659

Haliangium ochraceum

40

365


AMP-dependent synthetase

241661738

Ralstonia pickettii

39

335


Top five BLAST hits to genes identified as LGT events involving the Halobacteria, Thermoprotei, and a collection of Dead Sea fosmids.

Rhodes et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:199   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-199

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