Table 4.

IS distribution among bacterial groups

Bacterial groupIS1IS3IS4IS5IS6IS21IS30IS66IS91IS110IS256IS605IS630IS982IS1380ISAs1ISL3NCYaNDaTotal
Spirochetes224
Vibrioid gram negative112
Curved gram negative0
Gram-negative rods and cocci22123274122598514622133
Facultatively anaerobic gram negative142281975453112111062120
Anaerobic gram negative252112114
SO4 or S reducing0
Anaerobic gram-negative cocci0
Rickettsiae and Chlamydiae33
Anoxygenic phototrophs0
Oxygenic phototrophs3312211417
Aerobic chemolithotrophs112
Budding bacteria112
Sheathed bacteria0
Gliding bacteria22
Myxobacteria0
Gram-positive cocci752875149369
Sporeforming gram positive312441111229
Regular nonsporeforming gram positive321118
Irregular nonsporeforming Gram positive112419
Mycobacteria51112491125
Nocardioform actinomycetes1144111
Multilocular actinomycetes0
Actinoplanetes0
Streptomyces1413110
Maduromycetes0
Thermonosporas0
Thermoactinomycetes0
Other actinomycetes0
Mycoplasmas14115
Methanogens11
Archeal SO4reducers0
Halobacteria14312222
Cell-wall-less archaebacteria0
Hyperthermophilic112
Total14824168452119128203325127612212133500
  • ↵a NCY, not classified; ND, sequence not determined.