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Table 1 A+T content of bacterial genomes and 300-bp regions located upstream of genes and the percentage of strong promoter candidates predicted in 300-bp real genomic and random-generated regions of the same content.

From: Triad pattern algorithm for predicting strong promoter candidates in bacterial genomes

   (A+T)% of % of candidates in
Genome Bacterial genomes* 300-bp genomic regions 300-bp genomic regions 300-bp random sequences
1 Deinococcus radiodurans R1 (AE000513) 32.99 34.19 0.19 0
2 Caulobacter crescentus (AE005673) 32.77 34.40 0.05 0
3 Ralstonia solanacearum GMI1000 (AL646052) 34.51 34.50 0.20 0
4 Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA01 (AE004091) 33.44 35.38 0.27 0
5 Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris (AE008922) 34.93 35.64 0.05 0
6 Mycobacterium tuberculosis (AL123456) 34.39 35.69 0.18 0
7 Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri 306 (AE008923) 35.23 36.02 0.05 0
8 Mesorhizobium loti (NC002678) 37.25 39.09 0.13 0
9 Sinorhizobium meliloti 1021 (AL591688) 37.27 39.66 0.24 0
10 Mycobacterium leprae TN (AL450380) 42.20 43.14 0.29 0
11 Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58 (AE007869) 45.64 43.20 0.74 0
12 Brucella melitensis 16 M chromosome I (AE008917) 42.84 45.73 1.02 0
13 Treponema pallidum (AE000520) 47.22 47.01 0.37 0.3
14 Chlorobium tepidum TLS (AE006470) 43.47 47.50 1.50 0.31
15 Salmonella typhimurium LT2 (AE006468) 47.78 51.08 3.54 0.7
16 Neisseria meningitidis serogroup B MC58 (AE002098) 48.47 52.20 5.03 0.93
17 Escherichia coli O157:H7 (AE005174)** 49.50 52.54 4.80 1.1
18 Methanobacterium thermoautotrophicum ΔH (AE000666) 50.46 53.11 4.26 1.23
19 Synechocystis PCC6803 (AB001339) 52.28 53.71 2.89 1.7
20 Thermotoga maritima (AE000512) 53.75 54.66 3.27 2.15
21 Vibrio cholerae chromosome I (AE003852) 52.30 54.94 3.22 2.4
22 Yersinia pestis CO92 (AL590842) 52.36 55.77 6.78 3.0
23 Aquifex aeolicus (AE000657) 57.73 57.70 4.72 4.15
24 Bacillus halodurans C-125 (BA000004) 56.31 58.65 8.70 5.1
25 Bacillus subtilis (AL009126) 56.48 59.30 10.28 5.8
26 Mycoplasma pneumoniae M129 (U00089) 59.99 61.71 5.25 9.7
27 Chlamydia muridarum (AE002160) 59.69 61.73 9.01 9.7
28 Pasteurella multocida PM70 (AE004439) 59.60 62.31 11.42 10.9
29 Chlamydophila pneumoniae J138 (BA000008) 59.42 62.80 14.77 12.5
30 Streptococcus pneumoniae (AE005672) 60.30 62.88 15.83 13.0
31 Streptococcus pyogenes SF370 serotype M1 (AE004092) 61.49 63.99 16.87 14.3
32 Thermoanaerobacter tengcongensis MB4T (AE008691) 62.43 64.11 17.74 14.8
33 Listeria innocua Clip11262 (AL592022) 62.56 64.30 12.07 15.5
34 Haemophilus influenzae Rd (L42023) 61.85 64.45 15.61 16.0
35 Mycoplasma genitalium G37 (L43967) 68.31 69.50 15.99 35.0
36 Staphylococcus aureus N315 (BA000018) 67.16 69.71 35.25 36.1
37 Campylobacter jejuni (AL111168) 69.45 71.36 32.07 41.8
38 Clostridium acetobutylicum (AE001437) 69.07 71.83 45.08 44.2
39 Borrelia burgdorferi.(AE000783) 71.40 73.18 40.00 54.1
40 Rickettsia prowazekii Madrid E (AJ235269) 71.00 73.26 50.06 55.2
41 Clostridium perfringens 13 (BA000016) 71.43 74.74 53.94 58.1
42 Ureaplasma urealyticum (AF222894) 74.50 76.05 50.85 65.35
43 Buchnera aphidicola Sg (AE013218) 74.67 78.36 58.05 74.5
  1. * A+T content of bacterial genomes was calculated from corresponding genomic DNA sequences available in gene banks.
  2. ** Similar values were found for the E. coli K12 genome.