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Table 1 General characteristics of the coding region

From: The fungus Ustilago maydis and humans share disease-related proteins that are not found in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

   S. cerevisiae U. maydis H. sapiens
Percent coding (%) 73.09 60.97 1.22 -2.33
GC content (%) 39.58 56.26 52.10
Average gene size (bp) 1451 1747 1526
Average gene density (kb/gene) 1.99 2.86 125.43
Protein-coding genes   6127 6867 22762
Exons   6482 9932 267941
Average exon size (bp) 1372 1208 297
Exons per gene   1.058 1.45 6.149
Genes with introns (%) 4.81 27.73 97.96
  1. the predicted number increases to 43576 when including splice variants.
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