TABLE 2.

Compilation of extrachromosomal elements in phototrophic Alphaproteobacteria determined by PFGE and conventional plasmid analysis

Band no.DFL-43DFL-11R. halodurans DSM15395TR. veldkampii DSM11550TR. sphaeroides DSM159TDFL-27DFL-12R. litoralis DSM6996TS. guttformis DSM11458TDFL-24R. tolerans DSM11457T
Size (kb)ConaSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)ConSize (kb)Con
136Lb35L264L59L38CCC66L68L63L4.35CCC19L23CCC
2107CCCc63L368L115L107CCC101L85L80L48L23L51CCC
388L114CCC122L101L91L120L35L
465CCC128L127L64CCC17CCC
588CCC151L131L79CCC18CCC
6187L156L89CCC120L
7193L37CCC
8197L
  • a Con, conformation.

  • b L, linear.

  • c CCC, covalently closed circular.