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Table 1 Characteristics of oligonucleotide frequency profiles of common class 1 and common class 2 prokaryotic genomes

From: Two common profiles exist for genomic oligonucleotide frequencies

Oligonucleotide Common class 1 Common class 2
Member Range (%) c div SD Member Range (%) c div SD
Mononucleotide 300 16.56–49.72 0.006 0.020 264 50.32–74.91 0.004 0.015
Dinucleotide 218 16.56–46.08 0.058 0.048 183 54.60–74.91 0.070 0.052
Trinucleotide 184 16.56–42.83 0.075 0.045 160 58.02–74.91 0.086 0.051
Tetranucleotide 174 16.56–43.13 0.097 0.054 161 58.02–74.91 0.124 0.117
Pentanucleotide 203 16.56–43.87 0.102 0.062 139 57.23–74.91 0.087 0.051
Hexanucleotide 158 16.56–42.68 0.143 0.073 155 58.02–74.91 0.160 0.076
  1. Member: number of members; Range: range of GC content; cdiv: class diversity; SD: standard deviation.