Table 1

Summary of the ten angiosperm genomes included in this study

Organism

Abbreviation

Genome size (Mbp)

Number of proteins

Reference


Eudicot

Arabidopsis thaliana

Arabidopsis

120

27, 1692

25

Carica papaya

papaya

372

27, 181

[26]

Glycine max

soybean

1, 100

46, 260

[27]

Malus × domestica

apple

742

62, 997

[28]

Populus trichocarpa

cottonwood

550

40, 664

[29]

Vitis vinifera

grape

500

26, 092

[30]

Monocot

Brachypodium distachyon

false brome

272

25, 525

[32]

Oryza sativa

rice

382

56, 795

[31]

Sorghum bicolor

sorghum

735

27, 561

[33]

Zea mays

maize

2, 500

32, 606

[34]


The genome size is the total length of chromosomal sequences. A gene with multiple protein products was counted as one protein in this table.

Zhou et al. BMC Genomics 2011 12:632   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-12-632

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