Table 3

Local duplication of Hgenes300and Mgenes300 in Syd. Genes from individual BAC contigs were compared to each other (TBLASTX), and pairs with E values ≤ –20 were defined as paralogs representing locally duplicated genes.

ChromosomeBAC contigsGenesParalogsAverage number of genes per contigAverage number of paralogs per contig
199 4,467 956 (21.4%)459.6
274 3,011 616 (20.5%)418.3
389 3,197 493 (15.4%)365.5
4612,679689 (25.7%)4411.3
5682,426472 (19.5%)366.9
6672,342484 (20.7%)357.2
7692,507568 (22.7%)368.2
8652,286489 (21.4%)357.5
9471,618323 (20.0%)346.9
10551,724433 (25.1%)317.9
11481,834557 (30.4%)3811.6
12491,870497 (26.6%)3810.1
Total79129,961* 6577 (22.0%)388.3
  • * As a result of genome duplication, some sequence contigs (and genes therein) are mapped to multiple locations, thus inflating the total number of mapped genes.