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Table 3 Presence of genes with taxonomic significance in members of the OM60/NOR5 and BD1-7 clades

From: Taxonomy and evolution of bacteriochlorophyll a-containing members of the OM60/NOR5 clade of marine gammaproteobacteria: description of Luminiphilus syltensis gen. nov., sp. nov., reclassification of Haliea rubra as Pseudohaliea rubra gen. nov., comb. nov., and emendation of Chromatocurvus halotolerans

Signature genes Putative phenotypic trait NOR5-1 NOR5-3 NOR5-4 BD1-7
1 2 3 4 5 6
pufLMC Photosynthetic reaction center + + + + - -
pucAB Light-harvesting complex 2 - - + + - -
ppsR Repression of pigment synthesis + + + + - -
BLUF Response to blue light + + + + + -
pop Proteorhodopsin - - - - + +
soxB Thiosulfate oxidation + + + + + -
ctaCDGE caa3 cytochrome c oxidase + + + + + +
ccoNOQP cbb3 cytochrome c oxidase + + + + + +
cydAB Cytochrome bd2 quinol oxidase - - - + - -
flhOPQRBA Motility - + + + + +
pilMNOPQ Type IV pili + + + + + +
cphAB Cyanophycin production - - + + - -
ppk Polyphosphate storage + + + + + -
phaBC Polyhydroxyalkanoate production + - - - - -
desC Oxygen-dependent synthesis of monounsaturated fatty acids - + + + + +
sod Superoxide dismutase + - + + + -
katG Catalase/Peroxidase + + + + + -
ureABC Urease - - + + - -
bglx Beta-glucosidase - + - + + +
paaNBDFGHIJK Aromatic ring cleavage + + - - - -
  1. The affiliation of strains to subclades is based on [13]. Strains and accession numbers: 1, Luminiphilus syltensis Ivo14T [GenBank:ACCY01000000]; 2, marine gammaproteobacterium HTCC 2080 [GenBank:AAVV01000000]; 3, Congregibacter litoralis KT71T [GenBank:AAOA01000000]; 4, Congregibacter sp. Rap1red [GenBank:ACCX01000000]; 5, gammaproteobacterium IMCC3088 [GenBank:AEIG01000000]; 6, marine gammaproteobacterium HTCC2143 [GenBank:NZ_AAVT00000000].