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Table 4 Number of genes associated with general COG functional categories

From: Resequencing and annotation of the Nostoc punctiforme ATTC 29133 genome: facilitating biofuel and high-value chemical production

Code Meeks et al. (2001) This study Description
Count %a Count %a
E 246 6.23 245 6.04 Amino acid transport and metabolism
G 185 4.69 192 4.73 Carbohydrate transport and metabolism
D 43 1.09 39 0.96 Cell cycle control, cell division, chromosome partitioning
N 63 1.6 67 1.65 Cell motility
M 276 6.99 277 6.83 Cell wall/membrane/envelope biogenesis
B 2 0.05 2 0.05 Chromatin structure and dynamics
H 240 6.08 240 5.91 Coenzyme transport and metabolism
V 144 3.65 153 3.77 Defense mechanisms
C 207 5.24 210 5.17 Energy production and conversion
W 20 0.51 23 0.57 Extracellular structures
S 242 6.13 270 6.65 Function unknown
R 553 14.01 564 13.9 General function prediction only
P 233 5.9 237 5.84 Inorganic ion transport and metabolism
U 37 0.94 38 0.94 Intracellular trafficking, secretion, and vesicular transport
I 143 3.62 144 3.55 Lipid transport and metabolism
43 1.09 68 1.68 Mobilome: prophages, transposons
F 76 1.93 74 1.82 Nucleotide transport and metabolism
O 198 5.02 204 5.03 Posttranslational modification, protein turnover, chaperones
A 1 0.03 1 0.02 RNA processing and modification
L 138 3.5 140 3.45 Replication, recombination and repair
Q 180 4.56 194 4.78 Secondary metabolites biosynthesis, transport and catabolism
T 318 8.05 313 7.71 Signal transduction mechanisms
K 155 3.93 159 3.92 Transcription
J 205 5.19 204 5.03 Translation, ribosomal structure and biogenesis
3359 49.46 4177 53.72 Not in COG
  1. aBased on the total number of protein coding genes