Table 3

Average parameters of IQD genes and proteins from A. thaliana and O. sativa

Arabidopsis

Rice


No. of genes

33

≥ 29

Gene length (kb)

2.4 ± 0.9

3.0 ± 1.6

No. of translated exons

4.5 ± 1.2

4.4 ± 1.2

Protein length (residues)

454 ± 132

471± 106

Molecular mass (kD)

50.8 ± 14.3

51.4 ± 11.8

Isoelectric pointa

10.3 ± 0.6

10.4 ± 0.6

Frequency of Arg (%)a

9.3 ± 2.4

10.6 ± 2.5

Frequency of Lys (%)a

8.3 ± 2.3

5.9 ± 2.5

Frequency of Ser (%)

12.2 ± 2.2

10.2 ± 1.9

Frequency of Ala (%)

8.6 ± 2.2

12.8 ± 3.4


a Computation does not include At1g19870 (pI of 5.2) and Os04m05532 (pI of 4.8).

Abel et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2005 5:72   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-5-72

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