Table 2

Differences between various indices of N. equitans proteins and theirmesophilic orthologs

Indices

N. equitans proteins

Mesophilic proteins

p


Mean

Mean


Average Hydrophobicity (Sweet & Eisenberg)

0.015

-0.056

1.7 × 10-11

Average Hydrophobicity (Kyte & Doolittle)

-0.349

-0.313

0.32061

Aromaticity Index

0.088

0.067

4.2 × 10-9

P/N Ratio

1.391

1.135

2.1 × 10-3

Positively Charged Residues (%)

17.1

14.5

3.0 × 10-6

Negatively Charged Residues (%)

13.7

13.3

0.31684

Isoelectric Point

8.332

7.158

1.4 × 10-5

Polar Uncharged Residues (%)

13.7

16.9

1.1 × 10-13


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

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