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Figure 3

From: Genomes in turmoil: quantification of genome dynamics in prokaryote supergenomes

Figure 3

Distribution of the gain, loss, expansion and reduction rates over the evolutionary tree of prokaryotes. The tree is from MicrobesOnline [62]. The areas of the circles are proportional to the rates of the respective events to a logarithmic scale. The numbers in parenthesis indicate the number of species in the ATGC. The ATGCs with episodes of rapid gene gain are denoted with *(<10% of branches) or **(>10% of branches). ATGC, alignable tight genome cluster.

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