Table 1

General features of the mitochondrial genomes of dermatophytes

Species

T. rubrum

T. mentagrophytes

T. ajelloi

M. canis

M. nanum

E. floccosum*


Genome size (bp)

26,985

24,297

28,530

23,943

24,105

30,910


G+C content (%)

23.51

24.03

23.45

24.15

24.47

23.43


No. of protein-coding genes

17

15

15

15

15

24


G G+C content of protein-coding genes (%)

22.17

22.30

22.38

22.79

22.94

22.00


No. of rRNAs/tRNAs

2/25

2/25

2/25

2/25

2/25

2/25


G+C content of RNA genes (%)

32.64

32.65

32.85

32.61

32.55

32.88


Percentage of structural genes (%)

79.72

83.01

70.34

84.09

83.76

87.37


No. of introns

1

1

2

1

1

5


No. of intronic ORFs

1

1

1

1

1

5


*Data from GenBank record AY916130.

Wu et al. BMC Genomics 2009 10:238   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-238

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