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Table 1 Genome statistics for H. meleagridis virulent and attenuated strains

From: Complete genomes of the eukaryotic poultry parasite Histomonas meleagridis: linking sequence analysis with virulence / attenuation

genomic feature virulent strain attenuated strain
number of contigs 187 281
Largest contig (bp) 3,384,422 1,157,039
Total length (bp) 43,414,808 43,133,364
N50 (bp) 673,467 314,021
GC content 28.66% 28.77%
Genes 11,119 11,137
Transcripts 11,119 11,137
Exons 11,692 11,775
Introns 573 638
Retroelements 32 23
Retroelements (bp) 5358 (0.01%) 2568 (0.01%)
DNA transposons 226 235
DNA transposons (bp) 96,463 (0.22%) 100,787 (0.23%)
Total interspersed repeats (bp) 101,821(0.23%) 103,355 bp (0.24%)
Simple repeats 14,135 13,433
Simple repeats (bp) 761,166 (1.75%) 704,125 (1.63%)
Low complexity regions 4320 4426
Low complexity regions (bp) 220,103 (0.51%) 228,092 (0.53%)