Table 1

Fraction of pseudogenes in the OR gene repertoire of primate species and mouse

Family/speciesNo. sequences analyzedPercentage ORFPercentage pseudogenesAverage percentage pseudogenes by family
Hominoids50
 Human (HSA)993070
 Chimpanzee (PTR)215248
 Gorilla (GGO)185050
 Orangutan (PPY)236139
 Gibbon (HLA)225941
Old World monkeys27
 Macaque (MSY)206535
 Baboon (PPA)218119
New World monkeys2
 Marmoset (CJA)191000
 Squirrel monkey (SSC)151000
 Squirrel monkey (SBO)15937
Prosimians37
 Lemur (EFU)195842
 Lemur (ERU)166931
Rodents0
 Mouse (MMU)331000
Fish0
 Zebrafish (DRE)31000