Table S1.

Information on the MLSA loci in Escherichia, Neisseria, Borrelia, and H. pylori

Genomic groupGeneClassification of the gene family*No. of nonidentical (unique) sequences in the gene families in the MLSA databases
Escherichia (E. coli§)adkD=239
fumCD=417
gyrBD=304
icdD=349
mdhD=262
purAD=273
recAD237
NeisseriaabcZD=596
adkD407
aroED=675
fumCD=623
gdhD=644
pdhCD=634
pgmD=651
Borrelia (B. burgdorferi§)clpA-188
clpX-157
nifS1-145
pepXD=163
pyrG-172
recG-183
rplBD=150
uvrAD=168
H. pyloriatpAD+2,494
efpD+2,361
mutYD+2,510
ppaD+2,387
trpCD+2,570
ureID+2,583
vacAD+578
yphCD+2,593
  • A dash denotes absence among the detected gene families.

  • * MLSA locus gene family found among the gene families of the analyzed genomic groups.

  • Available in MLSA databases (see Methods for details).

  • § At the time of analyses, the MLSA databases only contained data for the specified species within this genus.