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Table 2 Selenoproteins identified in the analyzed eukaryotic genomes

From: Evolutionary dynamics of eukaryotic selenoproteomes: large selenoproteomes may associate with aquatic life and small with terrestrial life

Selenoprotein family O. tauri O. lucimarinus T. pseudonana D. discoideum D. pseudoobscura
SelK + +   + +
SelH + +    +
SPS2    + + +
DI     +  
Sep15 + +   +  
MSP + +   +  
Gpx +++++ +++++ ++   
SelT + + +   
TR + + +   
SelM + + ++   
SelU + + ++   
MsrA + + +   
PDI +++ +++ ++   
Methyltransferase + + +   
Peroxiredoxin + +++ ++   
Thioredoxin-fold protein + + +   
SelO + +    
SelW + ++    
SelS + +    
Hypothetical protein 1 + +    
Hypothetical protein 2 + +    
Hypothetical protein 3 + +    
Total 26 29 16 5 3
  1. Each '+' corresponds to one selenoprotein gene.