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Table 3 Genome comparison features of the Bacillus endophyticus strains used in the study

From: Whole genome sequencing and identification of Bacillus endophyticus and B. anthracis isolated from anthrax outbreaks in South Africa

  B. endophyticus 3631_9D B. endophyticus 3618_1C B. endophyticus 3631_10C B. endophyticus 3617_2C B. endophyticus Hbe603a
Genome size (bp) 5,311,808 5,379,838 5,243,706 5,319,031 5,313,985
GC content (%) 36 36 36 36 36
Total contigs 57 68 60 99 9
N50 304,287 152,600 277,642 99,724 4,865,574
Maximum contig 820,841 657,546 874,718 224,909 NA
Minimum contig 307 141 1164 227 NA
Coding sequences (CDS)b 5310 5470 5358 5408 5455
RNAs 68 54 50 47 114
Prophage regions 1 7 2 2 4
Chromosome (size) 5,056,260 5,011,594 5,305,974 5,231,075 4,865,574
Number of plasmidsc 7 4 6 6 8
  1. aBacillus endophyticus Hbe603 was used as a reference strain in this study
  2. bCoding sequences predicted using RAST
  3. cBLASTn with an e-value of 1e-10 and > 90% identity was used against the B. endophyticus Hbe603 plasmids
  4. NA not available