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Table 1 General features of the C. difficile genomes

From: Genome characterization of a novel binary toxin-positive strain of Clostridium difficile and comparison with the epidemic 027 and 078 strains

Strain LC693 VL-0104 VL-0391 R20291 M120
Places of isolation China Canada Canada UK UK
Ribotype 027 078
Sequence type ST201 ST201 ST201 ST1 ST11
Toxin profile A + B + CDT+ A + B + CDT+ A + B + CDT+ A + B + CDT+ A + B + CDT+
Genome completion Draft Draft Draft Complete Complete
Genome size (bp) 4,073,021 4,068,388 4,160,703 4,191,339 4,047,729
GC% 28.5 28.7 28.9 28.6 28.7
Predicted CDSs 3868 3833 3832 3508 3490
Predicted tRNAs 79 77 69 65 86
Predicted rRNAs 9 11 41 28 32
Plasmid 0 0 0 0 0
Prophages 7 (3a) 7 (2a) 8 (3a) 4 (2a) 4 (1a)
  1. aIndicates the number of intact prophages