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Table 5 Metabolic features of eubacteria in the dnaE-based groups

From: On the molecular mechanism of GC content variation among eubacterial genomes

  Total dnaE1|polV dnaE1|dnaE2 dnaE3|polV
Compound-degrading 29 (100%) 4 (13.8%) 21 (72.4%) 4 (13.8%)
Metabolites-producing 10 (100%) 3 (30.0%) 7 (70.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Metal-reducing 11 (100%) 5 (45.4%) 4 (36.4%) 2 (18.2%)
Nitrogen-fixing 18 (100%) 5 (27.8%) 8 (44.4%) 5 (27.8%)
Phototrophic 10 (100%) 8 (80.0%) 2 (20.0%) 0 (0.0%)
Total 78 25 42 11
  1. Note: The number of bacteria is provided for each metabolic feature in each group. The percentage of bacterial species in each category is given in parentheses.