Table 1

Lateral genetic transfer within the E. coli - Shigella clade.

Category

Observable recombination breakpoint(s)

No observable recombination breakpoint(s)

Totals


Protein tree discordant with MRP reference tree

463 Within-gene (fragmentary) lateral

1977 Whole-gene lateral

2440

Protein tree concordant with MRP reference tree

215 Within-gene (fragmentary) lateral

2627 Vertical

2842


Totals

678

4604

5282


Skippington and Ragan BMC Genomics 2011 12:532   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-532

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