Table 4

Number of syntenic pseudogene pairs

Number of Syntenic Pseudogene Pairs


human ⇔ chimp

64

human ⇔ mouse

4

human ⇔ rat

3

mouse ⇔ rat

135


Number of pseudogene pairs found to be syntenic between two species. The more closely related the pair of species, the greater the number of syntenic pseudogenes, as illustrated by the human-chimp and mouse-rat comparisons.

Liu et al. BMC Genomics 2009 10:480   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-10-480

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