Table 2

Predicted later-acquired replication origins in the haloarchaeal genomes
Organism No. of predicted replication origins No. of putative later-acquired replication origins *
Halobacterium sp. NRC-1 5 (2) 2 (1)
H. borinquense 7 (5) 2 (2)
H. hispanica 7 (5) 2 (2)
H. jeotgali B3 7 (5) 1 (1)
H. lacusprofundi 11 (8) 8 (7)
H. marismortui 11 (7) 6 (4)
H. mukohataei 2 (1) -
H. salinarum R1 8 (5) 5 (4)
H. turkmenica 12 (5) 3 (2)
H. utahensis 2 1
H. volcanii DS2 10 (6) 6 (5)
H. walsbyi 2 1
H. xanaduensis 7 (2) -
N. magadii 7 (2) 3 (1)
N. pharaonis 3 (1) 1 (1)

* Origins with indicators of translocation processes, integrases or transposases, etc., are predicted to be later-acquired. The number in parentheses is the number of replication origins in the extrachromosomal elements.

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Wu et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:478   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-478

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