Table 1

General characteristics of eight bear mt genomes

Taxa

Genome Length(bp)

G+C nucleotide content (%)




Genus

Scientific Name

Sample Source

Accesion No.

total

protein coding

rRNAs

tRNAs

control region

total

protein-coding

rRNAs

tRNAs

control region


Ursus

U. arctos

----

AF303110 [38]

17,020

10,882

2,541

1,511

1,578

40.8

41.5

40.5

35.9

41.6

U. maritimus

----

AF303111 [38]

17,017

10,882

2,542

1,511

1,575

40.8

41.4

40.6

36.2

42.0

U. thibetanus

Yunnan Province, China

EF196661 (this study)

16,795

10,877

2,548

1,512

1,346

40.7

41.4

40.3

35.9

40.6

U. americanus

----

AF303109 [38]

16,841

10,882

2,545

1,512

1,396

40.4

41.0

40.2

36.4

40.3

U. malayanus

Yunnan Province, China

EF196664(this study)

16,783

10,882

2,546

1,512

1,337

40.7

41.4

40.2

35.9

40.2

U. ursinus

San Diego Zoo, USA

EF196662 (this study)

16,817

10,882

2,545

1,511

1,371

41.6

42.3

40.9

36.9

41.7

Tremarctos

T. ornatus

San Diego Zoo, USA

EF196665 (this study)

16,766

10,882

2,553

1,510

1,315

41.1

41.9

40.1

35.7

43.0

Ailuropoda

A. melandeuca

Sichuan Province, China

EF196663 (this study)

16,746

10,880

2,551

1,515

1,286

38.5

38.3

39.0

37.0

41.1


Yu et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007 7:198   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-198

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