TABLE 1.

Summary of the different Prochlorococcus and Synechococcus genomes sequenced to date

Genus and strainRCC no.aSubcluster or ecotypebClade no.cGenome size (Mb)No. of protein-coding genesGC (%)Status and accession no.dReference
Synechococcus
    CC931110865.1BI2.612,89252[C]:CP000435214
    CC96057535.1AII2.512,64559[C]:CP00011056
    WH81025395.1AIII2.432,51959[C]:BX548020212
    CC99025.1AIV2.232,35854[C]:CP00009756
    BL1075155.1AIV2.282,55354[WGS]:AATZ0000000056
    WH78037525.1BV2.372,58660[C]:CT97158356
    WH780510855.1BVI2.622,93457[WGS]:AAOK0000000056
    RS99175565.1BVIII2.582,82065[WGS]:AANP0000000056
    RS99165555.1BIX2.663,00960[WGS]:AAUA0000000056
    WH570110845.22.863,12966[WGS]:AANO0000000056
    RCC3073075.32.222,58361[C]:CT97860356
Prochlorococcus
    MED4151HLHLI1.661,71631[C]:BX548174239
    MIT9515HLHLI1.701,90831[C]:CP000552136
    MIT9301HLHLII1.641,90731[C]:CP000576136
    AS9601HLHLII1.671,92631[C]:CP000551136
    MIT9215HLHLII1.741,98931[C]:CP000825136
    MIT9312HLHLII1.711,96231[C]:CP000111136
    NATL1ALLLLI1.862,20135[C]:CP000553136
    NATL2A314LLLLI1.842,15835[C]:CP000095136
    SS120154LLLLII1.751,88436[C]:AE01712657
    MIT9211LLLLIII1.691,85538[C]:CP000878136
    MIT9303LLLLIV2.683,02250[C]:CP000554136
    MIT9313407LLLLIV2.412,27551[C]:BX548175239
  • a RCC, Roscoff Culture Collection.

  • b 5.1A and 5.1B, subcluster number as defined in reference 56.

  • c For Synechococcus, clade number as defined in reference 83; for Prochlorococcus, ecotype number as defined in reference 136.

  • d [C]:, complete genome sequence; [WGS]:, incomplete genome sequence (estimated coverage, >99.8%).