Table 1: Abundance of proteins devoid of cysteine residues (CFP) or tryptophan residues (WFP), included those predicted as secreted (sCFP and sWFP), in 12 species of arthropod-borne microorganisms.

SpeciesProteins CFP (%)WFP (%)sCFPsWFPsCFP/sWFP

Alphaproteobacteria
A. phagocytophilum HZ126412 (0.94)77 (6.09)7200.35
O. tsutsugamushi str. Boryong118215 (1.26)71 (6.00)380.37
E. chaffeensis str. Arkansas110520 (1.80)133 (12.03)12340.35
R. rickettsii str. “Sheila Smith”134540 (2.97)99 (7.36)14210.66
W. endosymbiont of D. melanogaster 119536 (3.01)90 (7.53)13140.92
B. bacilliformis KC583128286 (6.70)74 (5.76)43123.58
Gammaproteobacteria
W. glossinidia endosymbiont of G. brevipalpis 61126 (4.25)71 (11.62)661.00
F. tularensis subsp. tularensis FSC198160578 (4.85)133 (8.28)54192.84
C. burnetii RSA 4932016114 (5.65)78 (3.86)63125.25
Y. pestis Nepal 5163981339 (8.51)157 (3.94)216326.75
Spirochaetes
B. burgdorferi B31851140 (16.45)138 (16.21)89362.47
Apicomplexa
P. falciparum 3D7526764 (1.21)567 (10.76)261150.22

Chromosomal proteins only.