TABLE 4.

Genomic features that distinguished the major groups of K. pneumoniae strains

INDELLocation in reference strainLength (bp)Predicted no. of genesFeatures
tRNAInsertion elementIntegraseTransposaseΔG+C (%)aρb
1410,975-418,7607,7866−12.000.5
2566,263-644,76378,50169+++−6.200.8
31,096,872-1,103,6096,7388+++−13.190.4
41,308,978-1,331,60022,62319+−3.180.9
53,529,235-3,543,69214,45813−20.48−0.5
63,597,896-3,604,7376,8426+−5.030.9
74,040,733-4,065,06924,337233.951.0
  • a Deviation from the average G+C content of chromosomal DNA.

  • b Pairwise covariation of 3:1 dinucleotide frequencies of predicted genes in INDEL regions compared to the whole genome as assessed by the Spearman rank correlation coefficient (ρ).