Table 3

Summary of large subunit molecular characteristics for Crassostrea virginica [42], C. gigas [42], and C. hongkongensis [43,44].

C. virginica

C. gigas

C. hongkongensis


Large Subunit, 5'


Length (nt)

748

587

605


Percent A+T

66%

69%

68%


Percent G+C

34%

31%

32%


Large Subunit, 3'


Length (nt)

719

713

712


Percent A+T

61%

61%

62%


Percent G+C

39%

39%

38%


Milbury et al. BMC Genomics 2010 11:485   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-11-485

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