Table 1

Average sizes (bp) of recombined fragments in different organisms

SpeciesMeanMedianSource of dataCitation
Drosophila subobscura 122Population-based, gene conversion10
D. melanogaster 352Laboratory, gene conversion8
H. pylori 417290Sequential isolates, transformationThis paper
Streptococcus pneumoniae 2,000Laboratory, transformation11
N. meningitidis 5,100Population-based, transformation12
S. pneumoniae 6,000Population-based, transformation13
Bacillus subtilis 10,000Laboratory, transformation14
E. coli 14,000Laboratory, transduction15