TABLE 1

Overview of the gene content distribution in the L. casei groupa

GroupNo. of genomesAvg no. of genes/genome ± SDAvg no. of orthogroups/genome ± SDNo. of core orthogroupsNo. of accessory orthogroups
L. casei group1842,827 ± 1412,654 ± 921,8144,101
Clade A702,897 ± 1482,696 ± 1061,9242,866
Clade B102,847 ± 1112,615 ± 961,9241,576
Clade C1042,780 ± 1192,629 ± 682,1332,363
  • a Gene content metrics were calculated for the L. casei group as a whole, as well as for the three clades defined by the phylogenetic tree. A core orthogroup is defined as an orthogroup present in >95% of the genomes.