Table 1.

Characteristics of the L. bulgaricus ATCC11842 genome

Genome size, bp1,864,998
Overall GC content, %49.7
GC content of CDS,* %51.6
GC content of CDS* at codon position 3, %65.0
Number of CDS* 1562
CDS* as % of genome sequence73
Number of CDS* with unknown function598
Number of pseudogenes 270
Number of rrn operons9
Number of tRNA genes95
  • *CDS not annotated as “fragment.”

  • Corresponding to 534 CDS annotated as “fragment.”

  • 64.4% if pseudogenes are included in the analysis.