Table 3

Distribution of haloarchaeal protein clusters (HOGs) among functional categories†.

No. of Genomes

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9


no COG

1276

650

375

215

164

140

168

89

Information Transfer and Storage

20

13

12

14

10

11

31

217

Translation, ribosomal structure and biogenesis

2

4

2

2

1

4

10

108

RNA processing and modification

1

Transcription

7

5

4

6

3

5

10

49

Replication, recombination and repair

11

4

6

5

6

2

11

57

Chromatin structure and dynamics

3

Cellular Processes and signaling

26

17

18

7

11

15

45

89

Cell cycle control, cell division, chromosome partitioning

4

1

1

2

3

4

Defense mechanisms

6

2

2

1

2

1

5

Signal transduction mechanisms

7

2

7

2

2

2

8

8

Cell wall/membrane/envelope biogenesis

5

7

3

2

1

11

13

Cell motility

2

2

3

2

2

12

1

Intracellular trafficking, secretion, and vesicular transport

1

1

1

6

14

Posttranslational modification, protein turnover, assembly

2

2

3

2

5

5

4

44

Metabolism

26

28

25

26

57

74

94

283

Energy production and conversion

3

4

9

6

7

12

20

51

Carbohydrate transport and metabolism

7

2

5

3

3

12

17

Amino acid transport and metabolism

7

10

8

5

13

13

12

66

Nucleotide transport and metabolism

1

2

1

1

3

3

46

Coenzyme transport and metabolism

2

4

10

24

51

Lipid transport and metabolism

1

2

2

8

14

9

16

Inorganic ion transport and metabolism

4

7

3

5

18

16

11

22

Secondary metabolites biosynthesis, transport and catabolism

1

3

2

2

4

3

3

14

Poorly characterized

18

17

17

20

26

32

52

190

General function prediction only

11

9

12

16

17

22

36

114

Function unknown

7

8

5

4

9

10

16

76


†- Several HOGs were associated with one or more COG and all functional categories were tabulated.

Capes et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:39   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-39

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