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Table 2 Characteristics of the small outlier chromosomes for Bathycoccus and one Micromonas and one Ostreococcus species

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

Species Chromosome number Size (kb) GC (%) ORF number Gene densities (bp/gene) Identified genes Sugar metabolism Methylation enzymes Other function
Bathycoccus sp. 19 146 42 72 2,031 34 (47%) 17 (24%) 7 (10%) 4 (6%)
Ostreococcus lucimarinus 18 149 53 78 1,915 32 (41%) 16 (21%) 5 (6%) 11 (14%)
Micromonas sp. RCC299 17 215 51 80 2,684 30 (38%) 14 (18%) 7 (9%) 9 (11%)
  1. ORF, open reading frame.