Table 1

Nucleotide composition and AT- and GC-skewnesses of M. sebastis mtDNA sequences for potein-coding, rRNA, tRNA genes and non-coding regions.

Nucleotide

Length (bp)

A (%)

C (%)

T (%)

G (%)

A+T (%)

G+C (%)

AT-skew

GC-skew


Entire sequence

14,407

29.4

9.7

41.1

19.8

70.5

29.5

-0.17

0.34

Protein-coding sequencea

10,254

27.8

10.1

41.8

20.3

69.6

30.4

-0.20

0.34

Codon position

1st

3,418

29.6

9.6

37.3

23.5

66.9

33.1

-0.12

0.42

2nd

3,418

19.8

13.0

46.1

21.1

65.9

34.1

-0.40

0.24

3rd

3,418

34.0

7.5

42.1

16.4

76.1

23.9

-0.10

0.37

Ribosomal RNA gene sequence

1,696

33.1

10.7

38.1

18.1

71.2

28.8

-0.07

0.26

Transfer RNA gene sequence

1,424

32.6

9.8

38.8

18.8

71.4

28.6

-0.09

0.31

Highly repetitive region (HRR)

472

33.9

1.9

41.5

22.7

75.4

24.6

-0.10

0.85

Unassigned region (UAR)

348

33.7

8.6

44.5

13.2

78.2

21.8

-0.14

0.21


aTermination codons were not included.

Park et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007 7:11   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-11

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