Table 5

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

Category

Observable recombination breakpoint(s)

No observable recombination breakpoint(s)

Totals


Protein tree (amino acid) discordant with reference

2 Within-gene (fragmentary) lateral

22 Whole-gene lateral

24

Protein tree (amino acid) concordant with reference

2 Within-gene (fragmentary) lateral

32 Vertical

34


Totals

4

54

58


Other regulators are the regulatory gene sets which fall within neither the neighbour or global regulator categories.

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