TABLE 1

GC content of ribosomal and transfer RNA in humans

GeneLengthGC content (%)
5S rRNA12159.5
5′ ETS365679.2
18S rRNA187156.1
ITS1109579.6
5.8S rRNA15757.3
ITS2115583.1
28S rRNA503569.2
3′ ETS38181.9
tRNA65-8858a
  • Data from GenBank (accession nos. U13369 and X71799). Note that the average GC content in the human genome is 41%.

  • a Average over 46 nuclear tRNA sequences.