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Table 1 Summary of chlorarachniophyte nucleomorph and plastid genomes

From: Nucleomorph and plastid genome sequences of the chlorarachniophyte Lotharella oceanica: convergent reductive evolution and frequent recombination in nucleomorph-bearing algae

Nucleomorph L. oceanica B. natans
Total genome size (bp) ~611,658 372,879
chr. 1 size (bp) ~210,000 140,598
chr. 2 size (bp) 207,543 134,144
chr. 3 size (bp) 194,115 98,137
G + C content (%) 33.0 (24.0*) 28.5 (25.1*)
# of introns 1,011 951**
# of tRNAs 19 19
Average intergenic spacer size (bp) 147.4(140.9*) 82.1
# of protein genes 610 284**
# of non-redundant protein genes 348 283
Plastid L. oceanica B. natans
Total genome size (bp) 70,997 ~69,000
# of protein genes 60 61
G + C content (%) 30.6 30.2
# of tRNAs 28 31
  1. *Calculated with subtelomeric regions excluded.
  2. **Numbers updated from original publication (Gilson et al. [17]).