Table 2

Functional categories of Rhodospirillum centenum genes

Gene functional category

No. of genes1

Energy and central intermediary metabolisms

559

Fatty acid and phospholipid metabolism

110

Purines, pyrimidines, nucleosides, and nucleotides

70

Transport

448

Regulatory function and Signal transduction

396

Protein synthesis and fate

340

Cofactor biosynthesis

166

Amino acid synthesis

125

Cellular processes and Envelope proteins

628

DNA metabolism

78

Transcription

71

Unknown function and hypothetical proteins

1142


1 Some genes are included in more than one category

Lu et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:325   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-325

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