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Table 1 Relative amounts, average GC and average size of isochore families from vertebrates

From: The evolution of isochore patterns in vertebrate genomes

Relative amount, % L1 L2 H1 H2 H3
Human 19.0 37.0 31.0 11.0 3.0
Chimp 22.6 36.6 25.4 13.2 2.1
Dog 23.8 35.5 23.7 13.4 3.6
Overall average 21.8 36.4 26.7 12.5 2.9
Standard deviation 2.5 0.8 3.8 1.3 0.8
Chicken 17.4 38.5 30.3 12.0 (1.6)a
Overall average 20.7 36.9 27.6 12.4 2.9
Standard deviation 3.0 1.2 3.6 1.1 0.8
Mouse 9.7 40.3 35.5 14.2 0.2
Opossum 49.2 37.9 10.0 2.3  
Platypus --- 14.5 71.8 15.1 0.14
Zebrafish 75.7 23.3 --- --- ---
Medaka --- 71.0 23.7 --- ---
Stickleback --- --- 77.5 21.0 ---
Pufferfish --- --- 55.3 37.8 ---
Average GC      
Human 36.0 38.9 43.1 48.7 54.5
Chimp 36.0 38.9 43.2 48.6 55.0
Dog 35.9 38.9 43.2 48.7 55.8
Mouse (b) 36.5 39.4 43.6 48.1 54.4
Platypus --- 40.0 42.9 47.9 54.9
Opossum 36.0 38.5 42.9 48.6 55.6
Chicken 36.6 39.3 43.4 48.8 54.7
Zebrafish 36.0 38.2 --- --- ---
Medaka --- 39.9 42.3 --- ---
Stickleback --- --- 44.2 47.3 ---
Pufferfish --- --- 44.4 48.2 54.7
Overall average 36.2 39.1 43.3 48.3 54.8
Standard deviation 0.3 0.6 0.7 0.5 0.5
Average size (Mb)      
Human 0.90 0.90 0.80 0.70 0.70
Chimp (1.4)b 0.80 0.60 0.70 0.60
Dog 1.02 0.69 0.53 0.55 0.59
Mouse 1.09 1.40 0.99 0.97 0.30
Opossum (1.6)b 0.80 0.60 0.50 0.40
Platypus --- 0.90 1.10 0.50 ---
Chicken 0.70 0.81 0.60 0.55 (0.34)(a)
Zebrafish (1.9)b 0.60 --- --- ---
Medaka --- (2.8)b 0.90 --- ---
Stickleback --- --- (2.1)b 0.70 ---
Pufferfish --- --- 0.90 0.70 ---
  1. (a) These values concern only a small part of H3 (for more details see ref. 7)
  2. They were not included in calculating the standard deviation in A.
  3. (b) Values in parenthesis are likely to be at least in part artefactually large.