TABLE 4.

Genomic islands localized in the C. jeikeium chromosome

Genomic islandaCDS at:Size (kb)No. of genes% G+C contentProminent featuresReference
Left endRight end
JKGI-1jk0522jk053015.6954.9Type II DNA restriction-modification system; IS3510 at 5′ junction and IS3511 and tRNAArg at 3′ junction427
JKGI-2jk1226jk126444.93955.2Type I and type II DNA restriction-modification systems, mrr-like restriction system; IS3503 at 5′ junction and IS3523 and tRNAGlu at 3′ junction427
JKGI-3jk1579jk160224.32455.8Molybdate ABC-type transport system and molybdenum cofactor biosynthesis genes; IS3506 at 5′ junction and IS3519 and tRNAMet at 3′ junction427
JKGI-4ajk1767jk179133.62560.1Siderophore biosynthesis genes and iron ABC-type transport system; IS3503 at 5′ junction and IS3503 at 3′ junction427
JKGI-5jk1803jk182330.72160.3Siderophore biosynthesis genes and iron ABC-type transport systems; IS3515 at 5′ junction and IS3517 at 3′ junction427
  • a Genomic island JKGI-4 is a defective composite transposon named Tn3596 (Table 3).