Table 1

General features of the H. mustelae genome, and those of selected Campylobacterales

Species

Helicobacter mustelae

Helicobacter pylori

Helicobacter acinonychis

Helicobacter hepaticus

Campylobacter jejuni

Wolinella succinogenes


Strain

ATCC43772

12198

26695 [28]

J99 [27]

Sheeba [30]

ATCC 51449 [29]

NCTC 11168 [31]

DSM 1740 [34]

Host(s)

Ferrets

Human

Human

Large felines

Rodent

Human & avian

Bovine

Genome size (bp)

1,578,097

1,667,867

1,643,831

1,553,928

1,799,146

1,641,481

2,110,355

GC content (%)

42.47

39.0

39.0

38.2

35.9

30.6

48.5

Predicted ORFs

1,403

1,590 (1,552 [143])

1,495

1,611

1,875

1,654

2,046

Coding area (%)

91.9%

91.0

90.8

89.7

93.0

94.3

93.0

Av.gene length (bp)

995

945

998

865

1,082

948

964

Plasmids

None

None*

None*

One

None

None§

None

Phages and phage-like elements

4 phage genes

None

None

41 phage genes in two prophage

3 phage genes

None

Prophage-tRNAmet

IS elements

None

IS605, IS606

IS605 (partial), IS606

ISHa1675

None

Cj0752 (partial)

ISWsu1302, ISWsu1203

Genomic islands

None

cag PAI

cag PAI

HAcG1 integron

HHGI1

None

WsuGI I and II

Regions of deviating GC content

Autotransporter genes, flagellin modification, surface proteins

Genomic islets & islands, DNA-restriction/modification system, translation machinery

Genomic islets & islands, DNA-restriction/modification system, translation machinery

Hypotheticals and plasmid-related genes

Genomic islets & islands, DNA-restriction/modification system, translation machinery

EPS/LOS synthesis & flagella modification

Genomic islets & islands, DNA-restriction/modification system, translation machinery


Without a pseudogene qualifier

*Plasmids have been identified and/or sequenced in many other strains, reviewed in ref. [35].

O'Toole et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:164   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-164

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