Table 1

Genome size and number of TCS genes encoded by the strains used in this study

Strain

Genome size (Mb)1

TCS genes2

Origin


Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM

1.99

16

Human isolate [61]

L. brevis ATCC 367

2.35

21

Fermented plant material [62]

L. casei BL23

3.08

33

Uncertain origin [63]

L. casei ATCC 334

2.95

33

Cheese (ATCC3)

L. delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus ATCC 11842

1.86

12

Yogurt (ATCC)

L. delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus ATCC BAA-365

1.86

14

French starter culture (ATCC)

L. fermentum IFO 3956

2.10

12

Fermented plant material [64]

L. gasseri ATCC 33323

1.89

10

Human isolate (DSMZ4)

L. helveticus DPC 4571

2.08

8

Swiss cheese isolate [65]

L. johnsonii NCC533

1.99

18

Human isolate [66]

L. plantarum WCFS1

3.34

28

Human saliva isolate [67]

L. reuteri DSM 20016

2.00

17

Human intestinal isolate (DSMZ)

L. reuteri JCM 1112

2.04

19

Human fecal isolate [64]

L. sakei 23 K

1.88

18

Meat isolate [68]

L. salivarius UCC118

2.13

16

Human ileal-caecal isolate [69]

Leuconostoc citreum KM20

1.9

13

Kimchi [70]

Lc. mesenteroides subsp. mesenteroides ATCC 8293

2.07

19

Olive fermentation (ATCC)

Oenococcus oeni PSU-1

1.78

12

Wine isolate [71]

Pediococcus pentosaceus ATCC 25745

1.83

17

Fermented plant material [72]


1 Values calculated including plasmids.

2 Number of genes encoding either a RR or a HK (putative pseudogenes are not considered).

3 American Type Culture Collection

4 Deutsche Sammlung von Mikroorganismen und Zellkulturen

Zúñiga et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:34   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-34

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