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Table 3 MPSS data, DNA content and predicted gene number for various organisms

From: Global transcriptional profiling of the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium fundyense using Massively Parallel Signature Sequencing

Organism MPSS Signatures per Cell Type Total Signature Number Average Signatures per Cell Type Genome size Predicted Gene Number
H. sapiens 13,510 – 44,634 181,415a 29,285 3200 Mb 20,000–25,000d
Arabidopsis thaliana 11,374 – 25,229 87,705b 19,750 125 Mb ~30,000e
A. fundyense 20,161 – 27,217 30,917 23,689 ca. 96,000 Mbc n/a
  1. a Data from Jongeneel et al. (2005) [29], filtered as described in Materials and Methods
  2. b Meyers et al. (2004) [24]
  3. c based on values for A. tamarense, LaJeunesse et al. (2005) [3]
  4. d International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium (2004) [52]
  5. e TIGR Arabidopsis genome annotation v5 [53].
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