Table 1

Statistics of rice chromosomes 11 and 12

Feature

Statistics

Chr11

Chr12


Total number of BACs/PACs

255

269

Total BAC length (Mb)

35.5

33.5

Total nonoverlapping sequence (Mb)

28.4

27.5

Short arm (Mb)

12.0

12.0

Long arm (Mb)

16.4

15.5

Integrated genetic markers

283(loci)

269(loci)

G+C Content

Overall

42.8

43.0

Exons

51.6

51.8

Introns

38.7

38.8

Intergenic regions

40.8

41.0

Total number of genesa

4,286(3,148)

4,169(2,845)

Known/Putative genes

2,364(55.2%)

2,395(57.4%)

Expressed genes

328(7.7%)

336(8.1%)

Hypothetical genes

1,594(37.2)

1,438(34.5%)

Gene density (kb)b

6.6(9.0)

6.6(9.7)

Average gene length (bp)c

2,603

2,589

Total number of gene models

4,436

4,355

Average exon size (bp)

350

339

Average intron size (bp)

378

371

Average number exons per gene model

4.1

4.2


a Total number of genes includes the TE-related genes and the non-TE-related genes.

b Gene density is reported for all genes and non-TE-related genes (in parentheses).

c Average length of the genes is determined using the length of from the start codon to stop codon of the longest isoform.

The Rice Chromosomes 11 and 12 Sequencing Consortia* BMC Biology 2005 3:20   doi:10.1186/1741-7007-3-20

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