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Table 2 Features of Musa genes in comparison with those of Arabidopsis and rice.

From: Insights into the Musa genome: Syntenic relationships to rice and between Musa species

  Musa 1 Arabidopsis2 Rice3
GC content: overall (%) 39.0 36.0 43.5
Exons (%) 48.4 44.2 53.1
Introns (%) 38.4 32.3 38.7
Intergenic (%) 38.5 31.2 41.4
Exon length (bp) 252 276 312
Intron length (bp) 366 169 364
Number of exons/gene 4.8 5.4 4.2
Gene length (bp) 2,504 2,232 2,519
Protein length (aa) 411 417 437
Gene density (kb/gene) 4.1 4.5 6.2
  1. 1Based on 1.8 Mb of genomic sequences
  2. 2[18]
  3. 3[120]