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Table 1 General features of A. subglobosum and other dictyostelid genomes

From: Comparative genome and transcriptome analyses of the social amoeba Acytostelium subglobosum that accomplishes multicellular development without germ-soma differentiation

  Asub Ddis Dpur Ppal Dfas
Phylogeny group 2 4 4 2 1
Genome size (Mbp)a 31 34 33 33 31
 Chromosome number 18 6   7 6
 Supercontigs 106 6 799 41 25
 Contigs 371 226 1,213 52 33
 Genome (A + T) content (%) 55.0 77.6   68.0 66.2
Protein coding genes 12722b 13213 12410 12373 12173
 Gene density (CDS/Mbp) 410 396 376 375 392
 tRNAs 167c 390   273 198
 Simple sequence repeat (%) 3.8 11.0 4.4   
 DNA transposons 1 215    
 LTR transposons 13 315 1.1 Mb   
 Non-LTR transposons 57 235    
Reference This work [10] [11] [12] [12]
  1. aTotal extension.
  2. bOnly proteins predicted to be >50 amino acids were counted.
  3. cResults of stand-alone tRNAscan-SE [14].