Table 2

Important genome statistics

Ich

T. thermophila


Genome

Total predicted genes

8,096

24,725

Percentage coding

21.0

47.8

Total annotated sequence lengtha

47,869,613

103,002,206

Percentage GC

15.9

22.3

Genes

Longest gene

21,958

47,333

Shortest gene

152

119

Total gene length

13,277,109

62,628,433

Average gene lengthb

1,639

2,533

Average gene coding sequence

1,243

1,989

Gene density (per 10,000 bp)

16.92

41.6

Percentage genes with introns

79.0

71.4

Exons

Total exon length

10,666,748

49,184,519

Total number of exons

29,479

114,215

Longest exon

11,206

14,389

Shortest exon

2

2

Average exon length

361.8

430.6

Percentage GC

24.1

27.5

Introns

Total number of introns

21,380

89,490

Longest intron

11,437

13,045

Shortest intron

16

18

Average intron length

152.8

162.7

Average introns per gene

2.6

3.6

Percentage GC

12.3

16.1

Intergenic regions

Total intergenic regions

33,985,751

39,886,399

Shortest intergenic region

2

2

Longest intergenic region

42,323

46,152

Average intergenic length

3,650

1,562

Percentage GC

13.9

18.1


aScaffolds < 2 kb in length were not annotated. bNot including 5' and 3' untranslated regions.

Coyne et al. Genome Biology 2011 12:R100   doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-10-r100

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