TABLE 1.

General features of S. haemolyticus JCSC1435 chromosome in comparison with those of other staphylococci

Feature of chromosomeValue for strain
S.aureus N315S.epidermidis ATCC 12228S.haemolyticus JCSC1435
Length of sequence (bp)2,814,8162,499,2792,685,015
G+C content (%)
    Total genome32.832.132.8
    Open reading frames33.533.033.4
    RNAs49.552.151.8
    Noncoding region28.025.927.1
Open reading frames
    Percentage83.483.786.0
    Number2,5942,4192,678
Ribosomal RNAs (no.)
    16S555
    23S555
    5S666
Transfer RNAs (no.)626059
tmRNAs (no.)111
Genomic islandsa (no.)
    Prophages112
    SCCb111
    Other genomic islands (νSa, νSe, νSh, πSh)345
  • a Putative regions acquired horizontally (see Methods).

  • b Those carrying ccr genes were counted. (See Results for the number of ΨSCC.)