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Table 1 General features of mitochondrial genomes of Amborella, Liriodendron, and Nymphaea

From: The complete mitochondrial genome of the early flowering plant Nymphaea colorata is highly repetitive with low recombination

Genome feature Amborella trichopoda Nymphaea colorata Liriodendron tulipifera
Accession KF754799–KF754803 KY889142 KC821969
Size (bp) 3,866,039 617,195 553,721
GC% 45.9% 45.1% 47.7%
Genes 63 64 64
tRNAs 20 20 20
rRNAs 3 3 3
Protein coding 40 41 41
Cis-spliced introns 19 19 20
Trans-spliced introns 6 6 5
Gross length of repeats (> 19 bp) 914,403 (23.65%) 301,777 (48.89%) 85,993 (15.53%)
Plastid-derived (bp) 138,313 (3.58%) 13,170 (2.13%) 24,807 (4.48%)
Total gene length (bp) 85,152 (2.20%) 97,834 (15.85%) 82,284 (14.86%)
Protein exons (bp) 33,866 (0.88%) 35,961 (5.83%) 35,324 (6.38%)
Cis-spliced intron length (bp) 38,896 (1.01%) 54,840 (8.89%) 33,631 (6.07%)