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Table 3 Organisation of che genes in the top 10 most frequently found operons

From: Deciphering chemotaxis pathways using cross species comparisons

  By operons By species
Rank Operon Number of operons Relative frequency (%) Operon Number of species Relative frequency (%)
1 Y 708 49.9 Y 170 82.5
2 W 128 9.0 ABRWY 105 51.0
3 ABRWY 121 8.5 W 83 40.3
4 R 85 6.0 R 80 38.8
5 ABWY 63 4.4 ABWY 60 29.1
6 AWY 30 2.1 AWY 28 13.6
7 WY 29 2.0 WY 25 12.1
8 BW 27 1.9 BW 25 12.1
9 AY 26 1.8 ABRY 25 12.1
10 ABRY 25 1.8 AW 24 11.7
  1. A total of 1419 operons were detected in the 206 genomes. 1242 (88%) of these occur in the top 10 operon types.
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