Table 1

Comparison of selected sequenced Burkholderia and Wolbachia species.

Organism

(strain)

B. rhizoxinica

HKI 0454

B. mallei

ATCC 23344

B. thailandensis E264

B. pseudomallei

K96243

B. cenocepacia

J2315

Wolbachia sp

(wMel*)

Wolbachia sp.

TSR (wBM**)


Genome size (bp)

3,750,139

5,835,527

6,723,972

7,247,547

8,055,782

1,267,782

1,080,084


G+C content (%)

60.7

68.5

67.6

68.1

66.9

35.2

34.2


ORFs (total)

3827

5025

5634

5728

7269

1195

805


Transposases and derivatives

231 (6.0%)

255 (5.0%)

155 (2.8%)

85 (1.5%)

171 (2.5%)

29 (2.4%)

4 (0.5%)


Transcriptional regulators

193 (5.0%)

405 (8.0%)

517 (9.2%)

523 (9.1%)

802 (11.0%)

11 (0.9%)

8 (1.0%)


*wMel = Wolbachia endosymbiont of Drosophila melanogaster

**wBM = Wolbachia endosymbiont of Brugia malayi

Lackner et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:210   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-210

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