Table 1. Summary of the complete genome of M. paratuberculosis K-10 and the comparison with other Mycobacterium species
Property MapMavMtbM. bovisM. lepraeM. smegmatis
Genome size, bp 4,829,781 5,475,738 4,411,532 4,345,492 3,268,203 6,988,209
G+C content, % 69.30 68.99 65.61 65.63 57.79 67.40
Protein coding, % 91.30 NA 90.80 90.59 49.50 92.42
ORFs 4,350 NA 3,959 3,953 1,604 6,897
Gene density, bp per gene 1,112 NA 1,114 1,099 2,037 1,013
Average gene length, bp 1,015 NA 1,012 995 1,011 936
tRNAs 45 45 45 45 45 47
rRNA operon 1 1 1 1 1 2