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Table 1 Properties of genomic islands in Chl. chlorochromatii and “ Ca . S. mobilis”

From: Genomic analysis reveals key aspects of prokaryotic symbiosis in the phototrophic consortium “Chlorochromatium aggregatum

Genomic islands Size (kb) Number of genes Transposase/integrase Putative gene function
EP_GI-1 175 3 No Cell adhesion
EP_GI-2 34 36 Yes Cell envelope biogenesis
EP_GI-3 36 8 No Cell adhesion
EP_GI-4 49 4 No Cell adhesion
CB_GI-1 12 10 Yes Cell envelope biogenesis
CB_GI-2 37 4 No Cell adhesion
CB_GI-3 11 9 No Cell envelope biogenesis
CB_GI-4 48 45 Yes CRISPR-associated and hypothetical proteins
CB_GI-5 16 17 No Chemotaxis and regulation
CB_GI-6 44 33 Yes Poorly defined genes
CB_GI-7 22 15 No Cell envelope biosynthesis
CB_GI-8 31 27 Yes Poorly defined genes