Table 3

General statistics of ortholog identification methods

Ortholog identification method

Orthologous groups

Protein pairs

Human proteins

Mouse/worm proteins

Average proteome size


Hs-Mm

BBH

-

12,817

12,817

12,817

12,817

INP

12,610

19,482

15,344

14,545

14,939

KOG

7,874

810,697

20,478

15,640

18,220

MCL

7,002

12,625

16,676*

14,833*

15,727*

PGT

-

85,848

17,302

15,729

16,534

Z1H

-

290,176

19,055

16,149

17,662

Hs-Ce

BBH

-

5,714

5,714

5,714

5,714

INP

4,135

17,011

9,282

5,784

7,327

KOG

4,155

155,387

12,249

9,812

10,963

MCL

4,705

9,749

7,028

5,774

6,370

PGT

-

49,979

12,499

8,370

10,228

Z1H

-

21,509

6,338

4,163

5,137


*Corrected for Ensembl-SpTrEMBL mapping. Ce, Caenorhabditis elegans; Hs, Homo sapiens; Mm, Mus musculus.

Hulsen et al. Genome Biology 2006 7:R31   doi:10.1186/gb-2006-7-4-r31

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