Table 4

Occurrence of tandem and inverted repeats in chloroplast genomes of rhodophytes and algae with chloroplasts of secondary endosymbiotic origin

Organism

Genome Size

Inverted # (bp)

%

Tandem # (bp)

%

Repeat % Total


Heterosigma akashiwo CCMP452

160,149

40 (3060)

1.91

25 (1150)

0.71

2.62

Heterosigma akashiwo NIES293

159,370

36 (2879)

1.81

23 (916)

0.57

2.38

(C) Odontella sinensis

119,704

21(1394)

1.16

2 (74)

0.06

1.22

(C) Thalassiosira pseudonana

128,814

26 (1,600)

1.24

5 (210)

0.16

1.40

(P) Phaeodactylum tricornutum

117,369

14(751)

0.64

4 (132)

0.11

0.75

Emiliana huxleyi

105,309

15 (784)

0.74

1 (34)

0.03

0.77

Guillardia theta

121,524

16 (1080)

0.09

1 (32)

0.03

0.12

(F) Gracilaria tenuistipitata

183,883

8 (421)

0.23

5 (184)

0.10

0.33

(F) Porphyra purpurea

191,028

10 (489)

0.26

1 (30)

0.02

0.28

(F) Porphyra yezoensis

191,952

13 (672)

0.35

3 (132)

0.07

0.42

(B) Cyanidium caldarium

164,921

9 (526)

0.32

2 (62)

0.04

0.36

(B) Cyanidioschyzon merolae

149,987

3 (152)

0.10

71 (1984)

1.32

1.42

Cyanophora paradoxa

135,599

47 (3268)

2.41

26 (1,435)

1.06

3.46


C-Centric diatom; P-Pennate diatom F-Floridiophyte B-Bangiophyte

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

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