Table 3.

Base composition at heterogeneous loci

Base combinationNo. (%) of strains
Small groupaLarge groupbTotal
K (GT)5 (21.7)42 (37.2)47 (34.6)
S (GC)2 (8.7)34 (30.1)36 (26.5)
Y (CT)7 (30.4)11 (9.7)18 (13.2)
R (AG)3 (13.0)9 (8.0)12 (8.8)
M (AC)1 (4.3)10 (8.8)11 (8.1)
W (TA)1 (4.3)5 (4.4)6 (4.4)
H (ACT)1 (4.3)1 (0.9)2 (1.5)
B (GCT)2 (8.7)0 (0)2 (1.5)
V (AGC)0 (0)1 (0.9)1 (0.7)
D (AGT)1 (4.3)0 (0)1 (0.7)
Totals23 (100)113 (100)136 (100)
  • a Sequences having less than two heterogeneous bases.

  • b Sequences having more than five heterogeneous bases.