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Table 1 Comparison between the predicted protein coding genes of D. purpureu m and D. discoideu m

From: Comparative genomics of the social amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum and Dictyostelium purpureum

Feature D. purpureum D. discoideum a
Genome size (Mb) 33 34
Number of genes 12,410 13,541
Gene density (kb per gene) 2.66 2.5
Mean gene length (nucleotides) 1,760 1,756
Intron per gene (spliced genes) 1.51 1.9
Mean intron length (nucleotides) 177 146
Mean protein length (amino acids) 483 518
  1. aFrom [1].