TABLE 2.

Comparison of genomic characteristics and in silico metabolic model characteristics of H. pylori and H. influenzae (63)

PropertiesBacterial strain
H. pylori 26695H. influenzae Rd
Genome characteristics
    Genome length (bp)1,667,8671,830,135
    G+C content (%)3938
    No. of ORFs1,5901,748
    No. with identified database match1,0911,011
    No. with no database match499732
In silico metabolic networks
    No. of genes included (% of known ORF)291 (≈27)400 (≈40)
    No. of associated reactions272412
    No. of other reactions11649
    No. of metabolites (internal/external)339/64367/84
    No. of internal fluxes534632
    No. of exchange fluxes115135
    Dimensions of S (metabolites by reactions)403 by 649451 by 767