Table 1

General Features of the C. crescentus genome

Size, bp4,016,942
G+C percent67.2
Total no. ORFs3,767
ORF size, bp969
Percent coding90.6
No. rRNA operons (16S-23S-5S)2
No. tRNA51
No. similar to known proteins2,030 (53.9%)
No. similar to proteins of unknown function721 (19.2%)
No. hypothetical proteins1,012 (26.9%)
No. of ORFs in paralogous families1,801 (47.8%)