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Table 1 Table representing genome size of different plant species and number of MAPK genes present per genome (species)

From: Identification of new members of the MAPK gene family in plants shows diverse conserved domains and novel activation loop variants

Sl. No Name of plant species Abbreviation of MAPKs Type of organism Ploidy level Genome size (Mbs) Total No. of loci Total No. of MAPK genes
1 Aquilegia coerulea AcMPK Dicot Diploid 302 24823 10
2 Arabidopsis thaliana AtMPK Dicot Diploid 135 27416 20
3 Brachipodium distachyon BdMPK Monocot Diploid 272 26552 16
4 Brassica rapa BrMPK Dicot Diploid 283.8 26374 30
5 Capsella rubella CrMPK Dicot Diploid 134.8 26521 18
6 Carica papaya CpMPK Dicot Diploid 135 27332 9
7 Chlamydomonas reinhardtii CreinMPK Algae Haploid 111+ 7.8 12264 6
8 Citrus clememtina CcMPK Dicot Diploid 301.4 24533 12
9 Citrus sinensis CsMPK Dicot Diploid 319 25376 12
10 Coccomyxa subellipsoidea CsubMPK Algae Haploid 49 9629 4
11 Cucumis sativus CsMPK Dicot Diploid 203 21494 14
12 Eucalyptus grandis EgMPK Dicot Diploid 691 36376 13
13 Fragaria vesca FvMPK Dicot Diploid 240 32831 11
14 Glycine max GmMPK Dicot Tetraploid 975 54175 31
15 Gossipium raimondi GrMPK Dicot Diploid 761.4 37505 28
16 Linum usitatissimum LuMPK Dicot Diploid 318.3 26374 24
17 Malus domestica MdMPK Dicot Diploid 881.3 26.374 28
18 Manihot esculenta MeMPK Dicot Diploid 533 (760) 30666 17
19 Medicago truncatula MtMPK Dicot Diploid 241 + 16.6 44135 17
20 Micromonas pusila MpMPK Algae Haploid 22 10660 4
21 Mimulus guttatus MgMPK Dicot Diploid 321.7 26718 6
22 Oryza sativa OsMPK Monocot Diploid 372 39049 17
23 Ostreococcus lucimarinus OlMPK Algae Haploid 13.2 7796 3
24 Panicum virgatum PvMPK Monocot Tetraploid 1358 65878 27
25 Phaseolus vulgaris PvMPK Dicot Diploid 521.1 27197 14
26 Physcomitrella patens PpMPK Bryophyte Haploid 480 32272 8
27 Picea abies PaMPK Gymnosperm Diploid 1960 28354 14
28 Populus trichocarpa PtMPK Dicot Diploid 422.9 41335 21
29 Prunus persica PperMPK Dicot Diploid 227.3 + 224.6 27864 12
30 Ricinus communis RcMPK Dicot Diploid 400 31221 12
31 Selaginella moellendorffii SmMPK Pteridophyte Haploid 212.5 22273 6
32 Setaria italica SiMPK Monocot Diploid 405.7 35471 16
33 Solanum lycopersicum SlMPK Dicot Diploid 900 34727 17
34 Solanum tuberosum StMPK Dicot Diploid 800 35119 12
35 Sorghum bicolor SbMPK Monocot Diploid 697.5 34496 16
36 Thellungiella halophila ThMPK Dicot Diploid 238.5 26351 16
37 Theobroma cacao TcMPK Dicot Diploid 330.8 29452 12
38 Vitis venifera VvMPK Dicot Diploid 487 26346 12
39 Volvox carteri VcMPK Algae Haploid 125.4 14971 5
40 Zea mays ZmMPK Monocot Diploid 2500 ?????? 19
  1. From this table it is evident that, the number of genes in a specified gene family don’t directly proportional to its genome size.