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Table 1 C. melo chloroplast genome characteristics

From: Determination of the melon chloroplast and mitochondrial genome sequences reveals that the largest reported mitochondrial genome in plants contains a significant amount of DNA having a nuclear origin

Total size [nt] 156,017
GC content 36.9%
Gene number 132a
   Protein genes 87 (81)b
   rRNA genes 8 (4)b
   tRNA genes 37 (30)b
Single-copy genes 98
Duplicated genes 17
Gene with introns 18
Trans-spliced genes 1
Coding sequences [nt] 93,209 (59.7%)
   Protein coding [nt] 80,580 (51.6%)
   tRNAs and rRNAs [nt] 12,629 (8.1%)
Non-coding sequences [nt] 62,809 (40.3%)
   cis -spliced introns [nt] 18,822 (12.1%)
   Intergenic sequences [nt] 43,987 (28.2%)
  1. aDuplicated genes counted as two
  2. bIn parentheses, duplicated genes counted as one