Table 1

Overview of H. akashiwo strains CCMP 452 and NIES 293 chloroplast genomes

CCMP 452

NIES 293


Length (bp)

160,149

159,370

Small Single Copy

39,035

38,834

Large Single Copy

77,470

77,206

Inverted Repeat

21,822

21,665

G+C content (%)

30.5

30.4

Protein coding (%)

68.5

69.0

Avg. protein length

703

704

Protein coding genes

156

156

With assigned function

130

130

Conserved hypothetical (ycf)

19

19

Hypothetical

7

7

Ribosomal RNA operons

2

2

Transfer RNA genes

34

34

Pseudo tRNA genes

1

1

tmRNA genes

1

1


* This table reports total numbers of genes. Each of the two IRs contains 12 protein-coding genes, 7 genes for tRNAs and 1 rRNA operon.

Cattolico et al. BMC Genomics 2008 9:211   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-9-211

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