Table 1

General features of the N. equitans genome and 14 other microbial genomes under study

Organism

Accession No. (GenBank)

Size (Mb)

Optimal growth temp °C

ORFs under study

GC- content (%)


Genome

ORFs

rRNAs

tRNAs


Hyperthermophilic

Aquifex aeolicus

AE000657

1.59

96

1485

43.3

43.7

64.8

68.4

Methanocaldococcus jannaschii

L77117

1.74

85

1534

31.3

32.0

63.8

66.5

Nanoarchaeum equitans

AE017199

0.49

90

487

31.5

31.2

66.2

72.5

Pyrococcus abyssi

AL096836

1.77

96

1686

44.6

45.2

65.9

70.5

Pyrococcus furiosus

AE009950

1.91

96

1845

40.7

41.2

66.3

70.5

Pyrococcus horikoshii

BA000001

1.74

96

1717

41.8

42.3

63.2

70.7

Sulfolobus solfataricus

AE006641

2.99

80

2741

35.7

36.5

62.1

67.3

Sulfolobus tokodaii

BA000023

2.69

80

2558

32.7

33.6

63.8

67.4


Mesophilic

Acinetobacter sp.

CR543861

3.60

37

3020

40.4

41.3

51.7

58.1

Bacillus subtilis

AL009126

4.21

35

3615

42.0

43.9

54.2

58.5

Listeria innocua

AL592022

3.09

37

2677

37.0

37.8

52.8

58.23

Methanococcus maripaludis

BX950229

1.66

37

1541

33.1

34.1

54.2

61.2

Methanosarcina acetivorans

AE010299

5.75

37

3958

42.6

45.4

54.5

60.5

Methanosarcina barkeri

CP000099

4.87

37

3206

39.2

42.4

53.6

59.5

Methanosarcina mazei

AE008384

4.10

37

2986

41.4

44.4

54.2

60.7


Das et al. BMC Genomics 2006 7:186   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-7-186

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