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Table 3 Differences between the C. melo and C. sativus chloroplast genome sequencesa

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

Deletions1       
  length (bp)   number   
  1   88   
  2   21   
  3-4   26   
  5-6   54   
  7-9   14   
  10-19   14   
  22-84   11   
  125-270   2   
  353-379   3   
Total: 2742 (1.76%2)   237   
Insertions 3      
  length (bp)   number   
  1   76   
  2-3   17   
  4-5   18   
  7-8   11   
  9   11   
  10-17   8   
  18   6   
  19-87   12   
  126   2   
  147   2   
  714   2   
Total: 3210 (2.06%4)   188   
SNPs 5    
  C→A
G→T
} 507 C→T
G→A
} 437 A→G
T→C
} 420
  A→C
T→G
} 392 C→G
G→C
} 254 A→T
T→A
} 240
Total: 2250 (1.44%)    
Other polymorphisms 5     
   number length
  GA→TT
GTGG→AATC
CCAT→TTTA
TTAT→AATC
1
1
1
1
  
  Highly polymorphic regions 6 8 709 bp
  1. aThe chloroplast genome sequence of Cucumis sativus 'Chipper' line (GenBank Acc. No. DQ865976.1) was used for the comparison
  2. 1Positions where the C. melo sequence has a gap in comparison to cucumber
  3. 2Relative to the cucumber genome length
  4. 3Positions where the C. sativus sequence has a gap in comparison to melon
  5. 4Relative to the melon genome length
  6. 5Cucumber → melon
  7. 6Highly divergent regions found between the melons at coordinates 126,000 and 130,000