Table 1.

Summary of predicted genes in Ostreococcus sp. genomes

PropertiesO. lucimarinusO. tauri
Genome size, Mbp13.212.6
Chromosomes2120
No. of genes7,6517,892
Multiexon genes, %2025
Supported by, %
    Multiple methods2819
    Genome conservation6573
    Homology to another strain9392
    Homology to SwissProt8479
    ESTs2821
    Peptides13N/D
Average gene size, bp1,2841,245
Transcript size, bp1,2341,175
No. of exons per gene1.271.57
Exon size, bp970750
Intron size, bp187126
  • N/D, not determined.