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Table 1 General features of the genomes of the four marine picocyanobacteria used in this study

From: Accelerated evolution associated with genome reduction in a free-living prokaryote

Genome Size (Mbp) GC% Number of protein-coding genes
P. marinus MED4 1.66 30.8 1,716
P. marinus SS120 1.75 36.4 1,882
Prochlorococcus sp. MIT9313 2.41 50.7 2,273
Synechococcus sp. WH8102 2.43 59.4 2,525