Table 4

Alternative start codon usage in selected land plant genomes.

Gene Species

Huperzia

Pinus

Amborella

Nymphaea

Nuphar

Calycanthus

Ranaunculus

Arabidopsis

Nicotiana

Triticum


atpI

ACG

cemA

GTG

GTG

GTG

GTG

chlL

GTG

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

-----

matK

ACG

ndhB

-----

ACG

ndhD

ACG

-----

ACG

ACG

ACG

ACG

GTG

ndhG

ATT

-----

petN

GTG

psaJ

GTG

psbL

ACG

ACG

ACG

ACG

ACG

rpl2

ACG

ACG

ACG

rpl36

ACG

rpoC2

ACG

rps19

GTG

GTG

GTG

GTG

GTG

GTG

GTG

ycf1

ACG

ycf2

ATT

GTG


Total Number

10

1

4

3

4

4

5

1

3

2


Pseudogenes and ORFs were not included. Dashes in a cell indicate that that gene is absent from that genome.

Raubeson et al. BMC Genomics 2007 8:174   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-8-174

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