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Table 4 Overview of CRISPR systems, plasmids and prophages in fuel-producing Clostridium species

From: Comparison of single-molecule sequencing and hybrid approaches for finishing the genome of Clostridium autoethanogenum and analysis of CRISPR systems in industrial relevant Clostridia

Category Organism Genome size (Mb) Status Plasmid reference number   Plasmid(s) size (kb) Prophages (number)* Prophage(s) size (kb) CRISPR arrays (number)* CRISPR repeats (number)
Solventogenic (ABE) Clostridia C. acetobutylicum ATCC824 3.94 complete [60] 1 192 3 191 - -
C. acetobutylicum EA2018 3.94 complete [61] 1 192 3 191 - -
C. acetobutylicum DSM1731 3.94 complete [62] 2 201 3 191 - -
C. beijerinckii NCIMB8052 6.00 complete - - - 4 106 - -
C. saccharobutylicum DSM13864 5.10 complete [63] - - 5 133 4 55
C. saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4 6.53 complete [64] 1 136 6 161 4 67
Cellulolytic Clostridia C. cellulolyticum H10 4.07 complete - - - 8 210 3 23
C. cellulovoran s 743B 5.26 complete [65] - - 5 179 3 44
C. thermocellum ATCC27405 3.84 complete [66] - - 5 222 5 442
C. thermocellum DSM1313 3.56 complete [67] - - 1 26 5 189
C. phytofermentans ISdg 4.85 complete - - - 1 28 - -
Acetogenic Clostridia C. autoethanogenum DSM10061 4.35 complete this study - - 4 115 3 95
C. ljungdhalii DSM13528 4.63 complete [28] - - 6 248 - -
C. carboxidivorans P7 5.59 251 contigs - 1 20 1 19 - -
  4.40 69 contigs [68] 1 20 - - - -
  1. *Please refer to Additional file 10: Table S9 for details.