TABLE 1.

General characteristics of three sequenced E. coli chromosomes

CharacteristicValue
H10407K-12HS
EtiologyPathogenLaboratory strainCommensal
Length (bp)5,153,4354,643,5384,686,137
GC content (%)50.850.850.8
Total no. of CDSs4,7464,3844,200
tRNA genes878686
rRNA genes777