Table 1

Identification of selenoprotein genes in eukaryotic model organisms

Loose pattern

Default pattern



Organism name

Genome, thousands of bp

Primary sequence criteria

Energy criteria

Primary sequence criteria

Energy criteria

Number of selenoproteins


O. lucimarinus

13,393

31,132

7,541

2,120

464

29

O. tauri

16,414

30,381

7,379

1,934

401

26

T. pseudonana

32,577

81,040

8,977

3,129

675

16

D. discoideum

34,564

37,435

7,11

2,128

37

5

D. pseudoobscura

138,581

181,793

20,702

6,303

1,010

3

C. merolae

16,381

27,578

5,987

651

149

0


Lobanov et al. Genome Biology 2007 8:R198   doi:10.1186/gb-2007-8-9-r198

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