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Table 1 Gene characteristics of taxonomically restricted genes

From: Taxonomically restricted genes are associated with the evolution of sociality in the honey bee

  Protein Size (aa) Exon Number Gene Size (nt) GC Content (cds) Transcripts
  mean ± SE mean ± SE mean ± SE mean ± SE %
Orphans 142.55 ± 14.62 2.41 ± 0.10 2191.47 ± 440.52 36.89 ± 0.70 45.05
Hymenoptera 190.07 ± 19.97 2.89 ± 0.16 2690.57 ± 440.54 39.21 ± 1.29 51.32
Social Insect 314.62 ± 28.18 3.35 ± 0.18 7638.89 ± 4634.22 39.02 ± 1.03 47.57
H-conserved 366.61 ± 34.65 3.20 ± 0.16 3625.76 ± 314.46 41.50 ± 1.03 54.14
Insect 431.40 ± 25.27 5.35 ± 0.36 4456.40 ± 577.34 41.81 ± 0.60 81.43
Metazoa 620.15 ± 7.91 7.47 ± 0.08 10266.52 ± 354.80 38.30 ± 0.11 91.92
  1. H-conserved stands for Hymenoptera-conserved, while Insect stands for Insect-Specific.