Table 2

Average GC content and the variance among alignments exceeding 40 bp for each species and each functional category. Variance is standardized to the variance observed in the human sequence.

Mean GC content

Variance GC content


Type of sequence

Human

Mouse

Pig

Human

Mouse

Pig

Intron

0.390

0.413

0.407

1

0.82

1.02

Coding

0.487

0.500

0.496

1

0.69

1.01

3' UTR

0.404

0.426

0.418

1

0.77

1.03

5' UTR

0.595

0.593

0.592

1

0.81

0.92

Intergenic

0.384

0.399

0.396

1

0.91

1.01


Wernersson et al. BMC Genomics 2005 6:70   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-6-70

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