Table I.

Architecture of rhizobial genomes

SpeciesGenomic ArchitectureSizeNo. of Predicted ORFsAccession No.Reference
bp
B. japonicumChromosome9,105,8288,317BA000040Kaneko et al. (2002)
Bradyrhizobium sp. strain BTAi1Chromosome, pBTAi18,264, 689, 228,8267,729CP000494 CP000495Giraud et al. (2007)
Bradyrhizobium sp. strain ORS278Chromosome7,456,5876,752CU234118Giraud et al. (2007)
M. lotiChromosome, pMLa, pMLb7,036,071, 351,911, 208,3156,752, 320, 209AP002994AP003017Kaneko et al. (2000)
S. melilotiChromosome, pSymB, pSymA3,654,135, 1,683,333, 1,354,2263,341, 1,570, 1,293AL591688, AL591985, AE006469Galibert et al. (2001)
R. leguminosarum bv viciaeChromosome, pRL12, pRL11, pRL10, pRL9, pRL7, pRL85,057,142, 870,021, 684,202, 488,135, 352,782, 151,546, 147,4634,736, 790, 635, 461, 313, 188, 140AM236080AM236086González et al. (2006)
R. etliChromosome, p42f, p42e, p42d, p42c, p42a, p42b4,381,608, 642,517, 505,334, 371,254, 250,948, 194,229, 184,3384,067, 573, 459, 354, 234, 182, 165CP000133CP000138Young et al. (2006)