Table 1

The core genome components and lineage specific genes in six Plasmodium species. The inter-genomic search yielded a core genome comprised of 3,351 orthologous proteins

Strains

No. Genes in genome

% core in genome

No. Families with LSE

No. LSE genes

% LSEs in genome


Lineage-unique

Typical LSE


P. berghei

12,235

27.39

111

323

960

7.84

P. chabaudi

15,007

22.33

176

379

1342

8.94

P. falciparum

5,460

61.37

36

13

510

9.34

P. knowlesi

5,110

65.57

12

14

293

5.73

P. vivax

5,432

61.69

45

21

488

8.98

P. yoelii yoelii

7,861

42.63

62

65

553

7.03


Cai et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11(Suppl 3):S13   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-S3-S13

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