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Table 2 Distributions of Zn-ribbons in seven ribosomal proteins in sequenced bacterial and organellar genomes

From: Two C or not two C: recurrent disruption of Zn-ribbons, gene duplication, lineage-specific gene loss, and horizontal gene transfer in evolution of bacterial ribosomal proteins

Species Prefix used in gene names Taxon L36 L33 L31 L32 L28 S14* S18
    C+, C- or both (B) forms
Escherichia coli None (genes designated With systematic Four-letter names) Gamma-proteobacteria + - B - - - -
Buchnera sp. BU   + - - - - - -
Haemophilus influenzae HI   + - - - - - -
Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA   B - B - - - -
Vibrio cholerae VC   B - B - - - -
Xylella fastidiosa XF   - - - - - - -
Neisseria meningitidis NM Beta-proteobacteria B - B - - - -
Helicobacter pylori HP Epsilon-proteobacteria + - + - - + -
Campylobacter jejuni Cj   + - + - - + -
Caulobacter crescentus CC Alpha-proteobacteria - - - - - - -
Mesorhizobium loti Msr, mlr   - - - - - - -
Rickettsia prowazekii RP   - - - - - - -
Bacillus subtilis BS Gram-positive bacteria, + - B + - B -
Bacillus halodurans BH Bacillus-Clostridium group + + - + - + -
Lactococcus lactis L   + B - - - B -
Streptococcus pyogenes SPy   + - - + - B -
Mycoplasma pneumoniae MPN   + + + + - + -
Mycoplasma genitalium MG   + + + + - + -
Ureaplasma urealyticum UU   + + + + - + -
Mycobacterium tuberculosis Rv Actinomycetales + + + - - B B
Mycobacterium leprae ML   + - + - - + +
Aquifex aeolicus Aq_ Aquifecales + + + + - + +
Thermotoga maritima TM Thermotogales + + + + + + +
Deinococcus radiodurans DR Thermus-Deinococcus group + - - + - - -
Thermus thermophilus Not included in trees   + + NA + NA + -
Treponema pallidum TP Spirochaetales + - + + + + +
Borrelia burgdorferi BB   + - - + - + -
Chlamydophyla pneumoniae CPn Chlamydiales - - - + - - -
Chlamydia trachomatis CT   - - - + - - -
Synechocystis PCC6803 sml, ssr Cyanobacteria + + - - - - -
Arabidopsis thaliana, chloroplast None, see Methods and materials Eukaryota, Viridiplantae + + - - - - -
Guillardia theta, chloroplast None, see Methods and materials Eukaryota, Cryptophyta - - - - - - -
Porphyra purpurea, chloroplast None, see Methods and materials Eukaryota, Rhodophyta + - - - - - -
Reclinomonas americana, mitochondrion None, see Methods and materials Eukaryota, core jakobids NA NA - + - - NA
Homo sapiens, mitochondrion None, see Methods and materials Eukaryota, Chordata + - NA + - - -
Saccharomyces cerevisiae, mitochondrion None, see Methods and materials Eukaryota, Fungi + - - + - - -
Arabidopsis thaliana, mitochondrion None, see Methods and materials Eukaryota, Viridiplantae NA - NA NA - -* -
  1. *S14 was not detected among the available protein sequences from Arabidopsis and the sequence from Vicia faba was used in all analyses (Figure 4). NA, sequence not available.