Table of core sizes, where s_{core }is the size of the largest super node of maximum OD, N_{tot }is the total number of reactions in the respective reaction network, and is the total number of reactions with maximum OD.

Networks

s_{core}/N_{tot}

Chlamydiae

0.22

0.86

Proteobacteria

0.13

0.70

Random subset of species

0.01

0.21

Union of bact.(ΔOD = 10)

0.004

0.27

Union of bact.(ΔOD = 50)

0.008

0.09

Model (ΔOD = 10)

0.021

~1

Model (ΔOD = 50)

0.079

~1

Random subset of model networks

0.05

~1

The random subsets represents the average result for the union of 10 randomly picked
networks from the full set of real organisms and model networks respectively.

Bernhardsson et al.BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:20 doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-20