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Table 1 Genome Basics

From: The lichen symbiosis re-viewed through the genomes of Cladonia grayi and its algal partner Asterochloris glomerata

Nuclear Genome Cladonia grayi Asterochloris glomerata
 Coverage 15x 24.8 x
 Number of scaffolds 414 151
 Genome size (Mb) 35 56
 Number of predicted genes 11,388 10,025
 Number expressed in thallus 9800 (86%) 7700 (77%)
 Genes per million bases 288 173
 Average # of introns per gene 3 9
 Average gene (mRNA) length 1800 (1650) 4240 (1400)
 Intergenic DNA ~ 45% ~ 26%
 Repetitive DNA ~ 10% ~ 5%
Organelle Genomes Basepairs Proteins Unknown ORFs tRNAs
 Fungal mitochondrion 50,836 15 1 26
 Algal mitochondrion 11,0932 32 18 25
 Chloroplast 217,546 73 1 30