Table 1

Characteristics of oligonucleotide frequency profiles of common class 1 and common class 2 prokaryotic genomes
Oligonucleotide Common class 1 Common class 2
Member Range (%) cdiv SD Member Range (%) cdiv SD
Mononucleotide 300 16.56–49.72 0.006 0.020 264 50.32–74.91 0.004 0.015
Dinucleotide 218 16.56–46.08 0.058 0.048 183 54.60–74.91 0.070 0.052
Trinucleotide 184 16.56–42.83 0.075 0.045 160 58.02–74.91 0.086 0.051
Tetranucleotide 174 16.56–43.13 0.097 0.054 161 58.02–74.91 0.124 0.117
Pentanucleotide 203 16.56–43.87 0.102 0.062 139 57.23–74.91 0.087 0.051
Hexanucleotide 158 16.56–42.68 0.143 0.073 155 58.02–74.91 0.160 0.076

Member: number of members; Range: range of GC content; cdiv: class diversity; SD: standard deviation.

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Zhang and Wang BMC Research Notes 2012 5:639   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-639

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