Table 1

Overview of the functional categories of proteins present in the A. caulinodans genome according to the classification of Riley [26].

Functional classification

No.a

%b


Amino acid biosynthesis

132

2.8

Biosynthesis of cofactors, prosthetic groups and carriers

159

3.4

Cell envelope

174

3.7

Cellular processes

200

4.3

Central intermediary metabolism

161

3.4

Energy metabolism

303

6.4

Fatty acid, phopholipid, and sterol metabolism

136

2.9

Purines, pyrimidines, nucleosides, and nucleotides

66

1.4

Regulatory function

384

8.1

DNA replication, recombination and repair

79

1.7

Transcription

49

1.0

Signal transduction

39

0.8

Translation

227

4.8

Transport and binding proteins

714

15.2

Other categories

765

16.2

Hypothetical protein

954

20.2

Unknown protein

175

3.7


Total

4717

100.0


a Number of proteins that belong to a specific class.

b Percentage of total proteins that belong to a specific class.

Lee et al. BMC Genomics 2008 9:271   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-271

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