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Table 1 Nuclear genome characteristics of green algae

From: Gene functionalities and genome structure in Bathycoccus prasinos reflect cellular specializations at the base of the green lineage

Family Species Genome size (Mb) G+C (%) Chromosome number Gene number
Prasinophyceae Bathycoccus sp. RCC1105 151 48 19 7,847
Prasinophyceae Micromonas sp. RCC299 20.9 64 17 10,286
Prasinophyceae Micromonas sp. CCMP1545 21.9 65 19 10,587
Prasinophyceae Ostreococcus lucimarinus clade A 13.2 60 21 7,805
Prasinophyceae Ostreococcus sp. RCC809 clade B 13.3 60 20 7,492
Prasinophyceae Ostreococcus tauri clade C 12.6 59 20 8,116
Trebouxiophyceae Chlorella sp. NC64A 46 67 12 9,791
Chlorophyceae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 121 64 17 15,143
Chlorophyceae Volvox carterii 138 56 14 14,520
  1. Data from [9, 10, 24, 68, 69].