Table 2

Number of wheat genes originating from the grass ancestral duplication identified on wheat chromosomes group 1 and 3

Wheat chromosome or chromosome arm

Number of wheat genes originating from the grass ancestral duplicationa


1AL

18

1BL

14

1DL

10

Group 1L

21

3AL

12

3BL

12

3DL

9

Group 3L

19

Other long arms of wheat chromosomes

3.4 ±2.5

Other groups L

6.4 ±3.5


a Chromosomal distribution of the 64 ancestral duplicated genes pairs from rice chromosomes 1 and 5 matching the Illumina contigs from the IWGSC survey sequencing of all wheat chromosomes.

Philippe et al. Genome Biology 2013 14:R64   doi:10.1186/gb-2013-14-6-r64

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