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Table 1 Genomic features in Cyclotella cryptica and Thalassiosira pseudonana

From: Genome and methylome of the oleaginous diatom Cyclotella cryptica reveal genetic flexibility toward a high lipid phenotype

Statistics C. cryptica T. pseudonana
Cell size 8 × 10 μm   4 × 5 μm
Nuclear genome size 161.7 Mbp (GC 43%)   31 Mbp (GC 47%)
Repeatome (%) 53   2
 Classified repeats (%) 13   ND
 Unclassified repeats (%) 40   ND
  1. T. pseudonana data from [30, 34]
Gene models High confidence AUGUSTUS models T. pseudonana Joint Genome Institute models
Percent coding DNA 10.0 19.2 66.3
Gene density (genes/Mbp) 50 131 379
Total models 8133 21,121 11,776
Average model length (bp) 1986 1471 1746
Average number of exons per gene 2.95 2.18 2.54
Average exon length (bp) 599 608 613
Average number of introns per gene 1.95 1.18 1.5
Average intron length (bp) 115 125 125
Chloroplast genome size (bp) 129,320 128,813
Total chloroplast models 132 127
Mitochondrial genome size (bp) 58,021 43,827
Total mitochondrial models 35 35
  1. T. pseudonana data from [30, 34]