TABLE 4.

Isologous pairs identified

Gene pairaE valuePredicted function
fabI and fabL10−18Fatty acid synthesis
spoIIIJ and yqjG10−34Secretion
topA and topB10−39DNA supercoiling
polA and ypcP10−49DNA repair
fabHA and fabHB10−66Fatty acid synthesis
ywaA and ybgE10−122Valine and isoleucine metabolism
thrS and thrZ10−180Protein synthesis
  • a Pairs are listed in order of increasing sequence similarity between encoded proteins.