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Table 1 General features of mitochondrial genomes of G. barbadense and G. hirsutum

From: Rapid evolutionary divergence of Gossypium barbadense and G. hirsutum mitochondrial genomes

Genome features G. barbadense G. hirsutum
Total genome size (bp) 677,434 621,884
GC content (%) 44.98 44.95
Total repeated sequences (bp)a 236,070 132,305
Percentage of genome (%) (34.85) (21.27)
gypsy-like 12,118 10,013
copia-like 5.778 5,583
unclassified LTR-retrotransposon 11,954 9,662
unclassified retroelement 3,011 2,591
Mutator-like 1,076 1,590
unclassified transposable element 6,928 5,791
unclassified 195,205 97,075
Chloroplast-like sequences (bp) 5,383 6,833
Percentage (%) (0.80) (1.10)
Coding sequences (bp)b 36,365 31,721
Percentage (%) (5.37) (5.10)
Gene contentb 75 68
Protein-coding genesc 40 36
rRNA 6 4
tRNA 29 28
  1. aRepeats > 100 bp
  2. bAll copies of duplicated genes but not pseudogenes are included
  3. cThe extra protein-coding genes in G. barbadense are atp1, mttB, nad4 and nad9