Table 1.

Summary of the gene families and their diversification patterns in the four analyzed bacterial groups

Bacterial groupNo. of genomesNo. of gene families
Total (%*)D= (%)D+ (%)D (%)
Escherichia6202,837 (54)2,534 (89.3)12 (0.4)291 (10.3)
Borrelia107304 (22)303 (99.7)0 (0)1 (0.3)
H. pylori2331,138 (68)13 (1.1)1,124 (98.8)1 (0.1)
Neisseria2321,244 (47)835 (67.1)14 (1.1)395 (31.8)
Neisseria excluding N. gonorrhoeae2141,259 (46)1,041 (82.7)27 (2.1)191 (15.2)
  • * Average percent of the gene families present in each genome of the group.

  • Percent of the total number of gene families.