Table 1

Number of RPSA pseudogenes in different species identified so far

Species

Processed pseudogenes/transcribed

Duplicated pseudogenes

Reference


Homo sapiens

63(a)/1(b)

/

Balasubramanian et al. (2009) [45](a)

Asano et al. (2004)[46](b)


Bos taurus

60(c)/1(b)

/

Germerodt et al. (2004) [32](b)


Sus scrofa

2(b)

1(b)

Knorr et al. (2007) [47](b)


Mus musculus

45(a)/2(b)

/

Balasubramanian et al. (2009) [45](a)

Fernandez et al. (1991) [48](b)


Gallus gallus

/

/

Bignon et al. (1991) [49](b)


Ovis aries

/

1(b)?

Marcos-Carcavilla et al. (2008)[18](b)


Pan troglodytes

52(a)

Balasubramanian et al. (2009) [45](a)


Rattus norvegicus

45(a)

Balasubramanian et al. (2009)[45](a)


(a) In silico genome-wide screening studies in species with fully sequenced genomes. (b) In vitro studies screening genomic or cDNA library, (c) In silico genome-wide screening study carried out in this paper.

Van den Broeke et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:179   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-179

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