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Table 1 Top scoring LGT genes

From: Differences in lateral gene transfer in hypersaline versus thermal environments

Protein Function Protein ID Host Donor Percent Identical Score
Thermoprotei      
Hypothetical protein 296242776 Thermosphaera aggregans Thermococcus sibiricus 75 1667
Cobaltochelatase 146304837 Metallosphaera sedula Picrophilus torridus 53 1256
Cellobiose phosphorylase 305664199 Ignisphaera aggregans Thermotoga maritima 61 1055
Carbon-monoxide dehydrogenase 229582559 Sulfolobus islandicus Rhodothermus marinus 69 1095
Aldehyde dehydrogenase 118431783 Aeropyrum pernix Thermomicrobium roseum 62 991
Halobacteria      
Homocysteine methyltransferase 110668174 Haloquadratum walsbyi Salinibacter ruber 76 1196
Molybdopterin oxidoreductase 284164928 Haloterrigena turkmenica Hydrogenobacter thermophilus 46 1054
Hypothetical protein 222481310 Halorubrum lacusprofundi Hyphomicrobium denitrificans 44 1029
Alpha amylase catalytic region 257386281 Halomicrobium mukohataei Thermoanaerobacter mathranii 64 963
Glycosyltransferase 257052439 Halorhabdus utahensis Ignisphaera aggregans 58 963
Dead Sea Fosmids      
Acetophenone carboxylase 56476760   Azoarcus sp. 45 637
Cytosine Deaminase 221633818   Thermomicrobium roseum 47 395
Isopropylaminohydrolase 108803077   Rubrobacter xylanophilus 51 375
Alkaline phosphatase 262198659   Haliangium ochraceum 40 365
AMP-dependent synthetase 241661738   Ralstonia pickettii 39 335
  1. Top five BLAST hits to genes identified as LGT events involving the Halobacteria, Thermoprotei, and a collection of Dead Sea fosmids.