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Table 4 Occurrence of tandem and inverted repeats in chloroplast genomes of rhodophytes and algae with chloroplasts of secondary endosymbiotic origin

From: Chloroplast genome sequencing analysis of Heterosigma akashiwo CCMP452 (West Atlantic) and NIES293 (West Pacific) strains

Organism Genome Size Inverted # (bp) % Tandem # (bp) % Repeat % Total
Heterosigma akashiwo CCMP452 160,149 40 (3060) 1.91 25 (1150) 0.71 2.62
Heterosigma akashiwo NIES293 159,370 36 (2879) 1.81 23 (916) 0.57 2.38
(C) Odontella sinensis 119,704 21(1394) 1.16 2 (74) 0.06 1.22
(C) Thalassiosira pseudonana 128,814 26 (1,600) 1.24 5 (210) 0.16 1.40
(P) Phaeodactylum tricornutum 117,369 14(751) 0.64 4 (132) 0.11 0.75
Emiliana huxleyi 105,309 15 (784) 0.74 1 (34) 0.03 0.77
Guillardia theta 121,524 16 (1080) 0.09 1 (32) 0.03 0.12
(F) Gracilaria tenuistipitata 183,883 8 (421) 0.23 5 (184) 0.10 0.33
(F) Porphyra purpurea 191,028 10 (489) 0.26 1 (30) 0.02 0.28
(F) Porphyra yezoensis 191,952 13 (672) 0.35 3 (132) 0.07 0.42
(B) Cyanidium caldarium 164,921 9 (526) 0.32 2 (62) 0.04 0.36
(B) Cyanidioschyzon merolae 149,987 3 (152) 0.10 71 (1984) 1.32 1.42
Cyanophora paradoxa 135,599 47 (3268) 2.41 26 (1,435) 1.06 3.46
  1. C-Centric diatom; P-Pennate diatom F-Floridiophyte B-Bangiophyte