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Table 3 Species distribution of Eubacterial validated orphans

From: A survey of orphan enzyme activities

Species No. of Orphans Species No. of Orphans
Acinetobacter NCIB 9871 1 Pasteurella tuberculosis 2
Actinoplanes missouriensis 1 Pedobacter heparinus 1
Aerom onas sp. 1 Propionibacterium pentosaceum 1
Alcaligenes eutrophus 1 Proteus mirabilis 1
Alcaligenes faecalis 1 Pseudomonas (species undefined) 2
Arthrobacter GJM -1 1 Pseudomonas fluorescens 3
Arthrobacter oxydans 1 Pseudomonas graveolens 1
Arthrobacter sp. 2 Pseudomonas MS 1
Azotobacter vinelandii 1 Pseudomonas MSU-1 1
Bacillus subtilis 1 Pseudomonas P-2 2
Cellulom onas sp. 1 Pseudomonas putida 7
Clostridium cylindrosporum 1 Pseudomonas putida P2 1
Clostridium kluyveri 2 Pseudomonas saccharophilia 2
Clostridium pasteurianum 1 Pseudomonas sp. 4
Clostridium SB4 1 Pseudomonas sp. P-501 1
Clostridium sporogenes 2 Pseudomonas syringae GG 1
Corynebacterium cyclohexanicum 1 Pseudomonas testosteroni 1
Escherichia coli 8 Rhodococcus 1
Flavobacterium 1 Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides 1
Flavobacterium sp. 1 Salmonella typhimurium 1
Klebsiella aerogenes 1 Streptococcus faecalis 1
Micrococcus denitrificans 1 Streptococcus mutans 1
Microorganism 2 Streptomyces virginiae 1
Mycobacterium tuberculosis 1 Thiobacillus thioparus 1
Nocardia (species undefined) 1 Unknown 2
  1. The total number of orphans is greater than the number of activities because a given activity may be present in more than one species. The exact species of some orphans can be unclear or unstated, in which case these are classified under a generic term ("species undefined", "unknown", etc). The total number of orphans is greater than the number of activities because a given activity may be present in more than one species. The exact species of some orphans can be unclear or unstated, in which case these are classified under a generic term ("species undefined", "unknown", etc).