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Table 3 Presence of accessory genes involved in polysaccharide biosynthesis, microaerobic denitrification, lithotrophic growth, and organic sulfur utilization in the genomes of each Sinorhizobium species

From: Comparative genomics of the core and accessory genomes of 48 Sinorhizobiumstrains comprising five genospecies

   Gene present in each Sinorhizobiumspeciesa
Gene or gene cluster Function meliloti(n= 33) medicae(n= 13) fredii(n= 2) saheli(n= 1) terangae(n= 1)
Polysaccharide biosynthesis       
   exoF 2 Succinoglycan biosynthesis 7 0 2 0 0
   exoH Succinoglycan biosynthesis 33 13 0 0 0
   exoI Succinoglycan biosynthesis 33 0 0 1 0
   exoI 2 Succinoglycan biosynthesis 11 0 2 0 0
   exoP 2 Succinoglycan biosynthesis 7 0 2 0 0
   exoTWV Succinoglycan biosynthesis 33 13 0 0 0
   expA 1 - 10- expGCD 1 D 2 -expE 1 - 8 Galactoglucan biosynthesis 33 13 0 0 1
   rkp-3; rkpLMNOPQ Capsular polysaccharides biosynthesis 4 0 2 0 1
   rkpZ 1 Capsular polysaccharides biosynthesis 33 13 1 1 1
   rkpZ 2 Capsular polysaccharides biosynthesis 5 0 2 1 1
   rkpT 2 Surface polysaccharide export 29 13 1 1 1
   cgmB Cyclic β-glucan biosynthesis 1 0 0 0 0
Microaerobic denitrification       
   napEFDABC Nitrate reductase 32 13 2 1 1
   nirKV Nitrite reductase 19 9 2 1 1
   norECBQD Nitric oxide reductase 21 9 2 1 1
   nosRZDFYLX Nitrous oxide reductase 22 0 0 0 0
Lithotroph       
   hupSLCDEFGHJKP-hypABFCDE-hoxX Uptake hydrogenase 0 0 0 0 1
   soxYZEF-like Sulfur oxidation 7 0 2 0 0
   soxZ Sulfur oxidation 33 13 2 0 0
Organic sulfur utilization b       
   I: ssuDABCE Alkanesulfonate degradation 33 13 0 0 1
   II: tauRABCXD Taurine degradation 33 13 0 0 0
   III: ssuCBA-atsA-like Arylsulfatase 0 13 0 0 0
   IV: tauC-ssuCBA-ats- like Arylsulfatase 0 13 0 0 0
   V: ssuADCB Alkanesulfonate degradation 0 0 2 0 0
  1. aValues in a column indicate number of strains possessing a gene or gene cluster in a species. bThe genes in each gene cluster are orthologs of Smed_4212-4216 (I), Smed_4858-4863 (II), Smed_1127-1130 (III), Smed_3146-3151 in S. medicae WSM419, and U205v1_247004-247007 (V) in S. fredii USDA 205.