Table 4

Lateral genetic transfer of neighbour regulators within the E. coli - Shigella clade.

Category

Observable recombination breakpoint(s)

No observable recombination breakpoint(s)

Totals


Protein tree discordant with MRP reference tree

12 Within-gene (fragmentary) lateral

37 Whole-gene lateral

49

Protein tree concordant with MRP reference tree

7 Within-gene (fragmentary) lateral

34 Vertical

41


Totals

19

71

90


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