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Table 3 Summary properties of comparative BAC contig map and rearrangements

From: A comparative physical map reveals the pattern of chromosomal evolution between the turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) and chicken (Gallus gallus) genomes

MGA chromosome Number of contigs GGA orthologue Total contig length (bp) Average contig length (bp) Number of major inversions
MGA1 9 GGA1 198,141,542 22,015,727 0
MGA2 1 GGA3 111,826,550 111,826,550 2
MGA3 1 GGA2q 100,502,741 100,502,741 1
MGA4 3 GGA4q 72,769,490 24,256,497 0
MGA5 2 GGA5 60,352,001 30,176,001 2
MGA6 1 GGA2p 51,981,596 51,981,596 0
MGA7 5 GGA7 36,281,918 7,256,384 1
MGA8 2 GGA6 34,867,379 17,433,690 4
MGA9 1 GGA4p 19,188,313 19,188,313 0
MGA10 2 GGA8 29,163,447 14,581,724 2
MGA11 2 GGA9 23,514,388 11,757,194 1
MGA12 1 GGA10 22,321,123 22,321,123 0-2*
MGA13 1 GGA11 21,290,332 21,290,332 1
MGA14 2 GGA12 19,602,960 9,801,480 1-4
MGA15 2 GGA13 17,856,723 8,928,362 2
MGA16 1 GGA14 15,894,242 15,894,242 1
MGA17 1 GGA15 12,928,248 12,928,248 0
MGA18 1 GGA16 68,068 68,068 ND
MGA19 1 GGA17 10,577,421 10,577,421 0
MGA20 1 GGA18 10,507,821 10,507,821 1
MGA21 1 GGA19 9,897,437 9,897,437 0
MGA22 3 GGA20 13,624,242 4,541,414 0
MGA23 1 GGA21 6,854,714 6,854,714 0
MGA24 3 GGA22 3,657,921 1,219,307 0
MGA25 2 GGA23 5,832,856 2,916,428 0-2*
MGA26 1 GGA24 6,430,646 6,430,646 0
MGA27 5 GGA25 2,143,571 428,714 ND
MGA28 2 GGA26 4,831,899 2,415,950 0
MGA29 3 GGA27 4,641,426 1,547,142 0
MGA30 2 GGA28 4,439,785 2,219,893 ND
MGAZ 11 GGAZ 72,157,792 6,559,799 1**
TOTALS 74   1,004,148,592 13,569,576 20-27
  1. ND indicates that the comparative map and/or chicken sequence assembly are incomplete
  2. *Pattern can be explained by two sequential inversions or centromere replacement
  3. **There may be additional small rearrangements