Table 1.

Genome overview of the spheroid body of E. turgida and two closely related cyanobacteria

DetailSpheroid body of E. turgidaCyanothece sp. PCC 8801Cyanothece sp. ATCC 51142
Genome size, Mbp*2.794.685.36
G+C, %
 Total33.439.837.9
 Noncoding regions*26.434.632.3
rRNA operons222
tRNA genes394343
Protein-coding genes1,7204,3675,304
 With functional annotation937 (54.5%)1,659 (38.0%)1,727 (32.6%)
 With ambiguous function783 (45.5%)2,708 (62.0%)3,577 (67.4%)
Pseudogenes2251996
  • * Values for main chromosomes.

  • Predicted from KO assignment. Values in parentheses indicate percentages among the total protein-coding genes of each genome.