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Table 1 A comparison of genome features among three Nosema species ( N. bombycis , N. antheraeae, and N. ceranae ) and two Encephalitozoon species ( E. cuniculi and E. bieneusi )

From: Comparative genomics of parasitic silkworm microsporidia reveal an association between genome expansion and host adaptation

Genomic features N. bombycis N. antheraeae N. ceranae[10] E. cuniculi[24] E. bieneusi[26]
Chromosomes(bands) 18 ~12 ND 11 6
Assembly(Mbp) 15.7 6.6 7.9 2.9 3.86
Genomic coverage 100% ~89% 90% 86% ~64%
Scaffold Num 1,605 6,215 5,465 11 1,646
N50(bp) 57,394 1,883 2,902 ND 2,349
Largest scaffold length(bp) 571,060 53,183 65,607 209,983 204,069
G + C content (%) 31 28 27 48 26
No .of CDS 4,458 3,413 2,614 1,997 3,632
Mean CDS length (bp) 741 775 904 1,077 995
GenBank No. NA30919 NA183977 NA32971 NA155 NA21011