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Table 1 Pathway maps with more than 50% ortholog fractions.

From: An evaluation of minimal cellular functions to sustain a bacterial cell

Rank Pathway map OF (%)
1 Riboflavin metabolism 90.8
2 Ribosome 85.4
3 Aminoacyl-tRNA biosynthesis 83.9
4 RNA polymerase 80.8
5 One carbon pool by folate 79.4
6 Peptidoglycan biosynthesis 76.2
7 Pantothenate and CoA biosynthesis 70.8
8 Porphyrin and chlorophyll metabolism 69.4
9 Protein export 67.8
10 Valine, leucine and isoleucine biosynthesis 67.6
11 Phenylalanine, tyrosine and tryptophan biosynthesis 65.8
12 Histidine metabolism 65.8
13 Purine metabolism 65.6
14 Lysine biosynthesis 63.1
15 Pyrimidine metabolism 63.0
16 Aminosugars metabolism 60.9
17 DNA polymerase 59.7
18 Fatty acid biosynthesis 58.9
19 Urea cycle and metabolism of amino groups 57.3
20 Glutamate metabolism 55.2
21 Biosynthesis of steroids 55.0
22 Folate biosynthesis 54.0
23 Alanine and aspartate metabolism 53.5
24 Arginine and proline metabolism 52.3
25 Glycerophospholipid metabolism 52.0
26 Carbon fixation 51.7
27 Pentose phosphate pathway 51.0