Table 1

Compactness measures for vascular plant plastid genomes.

Species

% Coding

Length (bp)

Species

% Coding

Length (bp)


Welwitschia mirabilis

66%

119,726

Nicotiana tabacum

49%

155,943

Pinus thunbergii

61%

119,707

Populus alba

49%

156,505

Psilotum nudum

55%

138,829

Liriodendron tulipifera

49%

159,866

Nicotiana tomentosiformis

54%

155,745

Eucalyptus globules

49%

160,286

Nicotiana sylvestris

54%

155,941

Acorus calamus

49%

153,821

Adiantum capillus-veneris

53%

150,568

Drimys granadensis

49%

160,604

Pinus koraiensis

52%

116,866

Jasminum nudiflorum

49%

165,121

Oenothera elata

52%

163,935

Morus indica

49%

158,484

Arabidopsis thaliana

51%

154,478

Citrus sinensis

49%

160,129

Calycanthus floridus

51%

153,337

Liriodendron tulipifera

49%

159,886

Helianthus annuus

51%

151,104

Daucus carota

49%

155,911

Solanum bulbocastanum

51%

155,371

Gossypium hirsutum

48%

160,301

Lycopersicon esculentum

51%

155,460

Vitis vinifera

48%

160,928

Lotus japonicus

51%

150,519

Spinacia oleracea

48%

150,725

Atropa belladonna

51%

156,687

Oryza sativa

48%

134,525

Panax ginseng

50%

156,318

Amborella trichopoda

48%

162,686

Solanum tuberosum

50%

155,298

Platanus occidentalis

48%

161,791

Nymphaea alba

50%

159,930

Zea mays

47%

140,384

Glycine max

50%

152,218

Saccharum officinarum

47%

141,182

Coffea arabica

50%

155,189

Lactuca sativa

47%

152,765

Nandina domestica

50%

156,599

Piper cenocladum

46%

160,624

Cucumis sativus

49%

155,293

Triticum aestivum

44%

134,545

Oryza nivara

49%

134,494

Phalaenopsis aphrodite

44%

148,964

Daucus carota

49%

155,911

Non-gnetophyte average

50%


Percent coding values for species other than Welwitschia were obtained from the NCBI database. The average reported in the table was calculated excluding Welwitschia.

McCoy et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:130   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-130

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