Table 1. B. mallei genome features
ORF summary
    Total ORFs 5,535
    Assigned function 3,173
    Conserved hypothetical 718
    Unknown function 564
    Hypothetical proteins 978
Chromosome 1
    Size, bp 3,510,148
    No. of ORFs 3,344
    Percent coding 87.1
    Average gene length, nt 914
    GC content, % 68.2
    rRNA operons 1 complete, 1 16S only
    tRNAs 47
Chromosome 2
    Size, bp 2,325,379
    No. of ORFs 2,091
    Percent coding 85.7
    Average gene length, nt 953
    GC content, % 69.0
    rRNA operons 2 complete
    tRNAs 9