Table 3

Statistics of AS events for the complete AS genes and the orthologous gene subset (Gene Level Analysis).

Type of alternative splicing event

Chicken (Complete set)

Chicken (Orthologous set)

Human (Complete set)

Human (Orthologous set)

Mouse (Complete set)

Mouse (Orthologous set)


Transcriptional Start Site

3068 (79%)

2501 (83%)

16188 (97%)

3039 (98%)

15360 (93%)

2999 (96%)

Alternative Initiation Exons

2053 (53%)

2003 (67%)

13617 (81%)

2702 (87%)

12147 (74%)

2525 (81%)

Transcriptional Termination Site

3129 (80%)

2503 (83%)

16182 (97%)

3037 (98%)

15408 (93%)

3001 (96%)

Alternative Termination Exons

2071 (53%)

2015 (67%)

13658 (82%)

2670 (86%)

12303 (75%)

2566 (82%)

Alternative Acceptor

395 (10%)

332 (11%)

4560 (27%)

924 (30%)

3292 (20%)

670 (21%)

Alternative Donor

405 (10%)

358 (12%)

4616 (28%)

912 (30%)

3305 (20%)

719 (23%)

Cassette Exons

1828 (47%)

1627 (54%)

10392 (62%)

2153 (69%)

7341 (45%)

1639 (52%)

Intron Retention

764 (20%)

716 (23%)

5643 (34%)

1035 (33%)

4412 (27%)

868 (28%)

Mutually Exclusive

106 (3%)

100 (3%)

389 (2%)

128 (4%)

160 (1%)

56 (2%)


Data on nine AS events described in Figure 1 have been compiled.

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