Frequency of leading strand genes

Range essential genes 96%: non-essential genes 74% %
Organism Bacteria Bacillus subtilis
Reference Rocha EP. The replication-related organization of bacterial genomes. Microbiology. 2004 Jun150(Pt 6):1609-27. p.1613 right column bottom paragraphPubMed ID15184548
Comments "In B. subtilis, the frequency of leading strand essential genes (96 %) and non-essential genes (74 %) is radically different and is independent of expression levels."
Entered by Uri M
ID 110941