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TableĀ 3 Comparison of genome characteristics of halophilic bacteria

From: Genomic analysis reveals the biotechnological and industrial potential of levan producing halophilic extremophile, Halomonas smyrnensis AAD6T

Isolate H. smyrnensis AAD6 (DSM 21644) H. elongata DSM 2581 C. salexigens DSM 3043
Genome size (Mb) 3.56 4.06 3.69
GC (%) 67.9 63.6 63.9
Coding regions 3,237 3,691 3,341
Avg. length of coding sequencesa 956.4 949.3 959.4
Coding capacity (%) 86.9 88.1 88.9
  1. aLength of total coding regions/number of coding regions.