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Table 1 General features of the L. fallonii , L. micdadei and L. hackeliae genomes compared with L. pneumophila and L. longbeachae

From: Comparative analyses of Legionella species identifies genetic features of strains causing Legionnaires’ disease

  L. pneumophila L. longbeachae L. fallonii LLAP10 L. micdadei L. hackeliae
  Paris NSW150 ATCC700992 ATCC33218 ATCC35250
Genome size (Mb) 3.5 4.1 4.2 3.3 3.4
G + C content (%) 38 37 38 40 39
Genes 3,178 3,660 3,673 3,076 3,185
Protein coding genes 3,079 3,571 3,601 3,009 3,103
Pseudogenes 45 23 7 11 20
tRNA 43 46 46 43 43
16S/23S/5S 3/3/3 4/4/4 4/4/4 3/3/3 4/4/4
Coding density (%) 87 84 87 90 89
Plasmids 1 1 2 0 1
  Plasmid Plasmid Plasmid   Plasmid
A B
Size (kb) 131.8 71.8 238.8 14.6   129.9
G + C content (%) 37 38 39 36   38
Genes 142 75 248 15   141
Protein coding genes 140 75 247 15   141
Pseudogenes 2 0 1 0   0
Coding density (%) 91 86 89 85   91