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Table 6 Household genes established as fungal phylogenetic markers

From: Genome sequencing of four Aureobasidium pullulans varieties: biotechnological potential, stress tolerance, and description of new species

Gene Length (bp) Number of exons/introns Region used as marker/length/number of variable positions (vp) in Aureobasidium species Previous use in Aureobasidium taxonomy/phylogeny (analysed region and reference)
ACT 1587–1605 6/6 Exon 5/722 bp/39 vp -
GDP 1378–1462 3/2 Exon 2/1115 bp/272 vp -
MCM7 2456–2462 3/2 Exon 2/2285 bp/562 vp -
BTB 1634–1645 6/6 Exon 3/exon 5/700 bp/103 vp Exon 3 to partial exon 5 (450 bp) [19, 49, 132]
TEF1A 1799–2006 6/5 Exon 3/1139 bp/87 vp Intron 3 (260 bp) [19]; exon 3 (1000 bp) [49]
RPB1 5442–5461 4/3 Exon 3/4898 bp/1123 vp Exon 2 to partial exon 3 (644 bp) [131]
RPB2 3820–3831 2/1 Exon 1/3608/803 vp Exon 1 (3500 bp) [133, 134]; part of exon 1 (755–1100 bp) [49]
  1. Properties of the Aureobasidium species homologues of phylogenetic markers that can be used to distinguish Aureobasidium species originating from this study.