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Table 3 Classification of strain-variableORFs into functional categories and phylogroups

From: Visualization of pseudogenes in intracellular bacteria reveals the different tracks to gene destruction

Category Phylogroup
  ROW* RO R8 R7 Total
Information      
   J Translation 6 3 2 1 12
   K Transcription 2 5 5 2 14
   L Replication 12 3 13 13 41
   Total 20 11 20 16 67
Cellular processess      
   D Cell cycle 0 0 3 1 4
   V Defense mechanisms 2 2 16 3 23
   T Signal transduction 0 0 3 0 3
   M Cell wall/membrane 7 0 10 3 20
   U Intracellular trafficking 2 1 7 0 10
   O Post-translational modification 6 0 2 0 8
   Total 17 3 41 7 68
Metabolism      
   C Energy production 4 0 6 0 10
   G Carbohydrate transport 0 0 4 1 5
   E Amino acid transport 2 2 2 0 6
   F Nucleotide transport 1 0 1 0 2
   H Coenzyme transport 4 0 0 2 6
   I Lipid transport 0 0 11 1 12
   P Inorganic ion transport 5 1 3 0 9
   Q Secondary metabolites 0 0 2 0 2
   Total 16 3 29 4 52
Poorly characterized      
   R General function 13 3 29 7 52
   S Function unknown 11 4 30 6 51
   Unclassified 12 20 139 8 179
   Total 36 27 198 21 282
Grand total 89 44 288 48 469
  1. The phylogroup ROW* is a summary of ROW, RW, W and OW. ORF, open reading frame