Table 4

C. melo mitochondrial genome characteristics

Total scaffold/contig size [nt]

2,738,402

GC content

44.5%

Gene numbera

78

Protein genesa

51

rRNA genesa

3

tRNA genesa

24

Genes with introns

10

Trans-spliced genes

3

Coding sequence

1.68%

Protein coding

1.37%

tRNAs and rRNAs

0.31%

Non-coding sequence

98.32%

cis-spliced introns

1.80%

Intergenic sequences

96.53%

Repetitive content

SSRs

0.15%

Transposable-related sequences

0.24%

Any perfect repeats

42.70%

Tandem repeats

1.51%

Inverted repeats

1.85%

Mitochondrial-likeb

4.4%

Chloroplast-likec

1.41%

Nuclear-liked

46.47%


aDuplicated and triplicated genes (see Table 5) were counted once

bHomologous regions between C. melo, C. lanatus and C. pepo mitochondrial genomes

cHomologous regions between C. melo mitochondrial and chloroplast genomes

dHomologous regions between C. melo nuclear and mitochondrial genomes

Rodríguez-Moreno et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:424   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-424

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