TABLE 2.

General features of L. helveticus DPC 4571 and L. acidophilus NCFM genomes

PropertyValue
DPC 4571NCFM
Size (nt)2,080,9311,993,564
Total no. of ORFs2,0651,864
No. of pseudogenes2170
No. of rRNAs/tRNAs4/614/61
No. of IS elements21317
No. of PTS systems920
No. of cell wall proteins922
No. of mucus binding proteins07
No. of glucosidases313
No. of R/M systems52
No. of peptidases2423
No. of lysis genes99