Table 4 Comparison of gene metrics among sequenced conifer genomes and select angiosperms
Pinus taedaPicea abiesPinus lambertianaPicea glaucaArabidopsis thalianaPopulus trichocarpaVitis viniferaAmborella trichopoda
Genome size (Mbp)20,14819,60031,00020,000135423487706
Chromosomes121212125191913
Gc+cC content (%)38.237.935.131.13533.336.235.5
TE content (%)747079N/A15.34241.4N/A
Number of genes9,02426,359a13,93614,46227,16036,39325,66325,347
Average CDS length (bp)1,5629311,3301,4211,1021,1431,095969
Average intron length (bp)12,8751,0208,0396031823669331,538
Maximum intron length (bps)8,91,91968,2695,78,0811,19,31910,2344,69838,1661,75,748
  • a High confidence genes from the Congenie project.