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Table 1 General features of N. meningitidis based on six (re)annotated genome sequences

From: NeMeSys: a biological resource for narrowing the gap between sequence and function in the human pathogen Neisseria meningitidis

  N. meningitidis strain
Genome feature 8013 Z2491 MC58 FAM18 053442 α14
Size (bp) 2,277,550 2,184,406 2,272,360 2,194,961 2,153,416 2,145,295
G+C content (%) 51.4 51.8 51.5 51.6 51.7 51.9
Coding density (%) 76 76.9 76.5 77.2 76.5 78.3
Genes 1,912 1,878 1,914 1,872 1,817 1,809
Pseudogenes 55 63 69 55 57 59
Truncated genes 69 48 48 56 68 51
Silent cassettes 25 15 24 17 13 10
Strain-specific genes 38 41 37 10 18 44
tRNA 59 58 59 59 59 58
rRNA operons 4 4 4 4 4 4