Table 1

General genome features of eleven completely sequenced LAB.

Genome Features

Lb. helveticus DPC4571

Lb. acidophilus NCFM

Lb. Johnsonii NCC533

Lb. sakei 23K

Lb. salivarius UCC118

Lb. delbrueckii subsp.bulgaricus ATCC11842

Lb. plantarum WCFS1

S. thermophilus LMG18311

Lb. brevis ATCC3567

Lb. reuteri F25

Lb. gasseri ATCC 33323


Length (bp)

2080931

1993564

1922676

1884664

1827111

1864998

3308274

1796846

2291220

2039414

1894360

G+C content (%)

37.8

34.7

34.6

41.3

32.9

49.0

44.4

39.0

46.0

38.0

35.0

Gene number

1618

1864

1821

1884

1765

1562

3051

1890

2314

1820

1898

Pseudogenes

217

0

0

30

49

533

39

180

49

0

48


O'Sullivan et al. BMC Microbiology 2009 9:50   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-9-50

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