Table 3

The Codon Adaptation Index (CAI) of genes located in genome compartments in Rlt nodule isolates.

Gene location

Number of sequences

Average CAI


Chromosome

66

0.767 ± 0.062 a


Chromid-like

42

0.732 ± 0.065 b


Other plasmids

61

0.645 ± 0.061 cd


Values followed by the various letters are significantly different: b (P < 0.05) and cd P < 0.001

± Standard deviation (SD)

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