Genome Size

Value 3.1e+9 Base pairs
Organism African clawed frog Xenopus laevis
Reference Hellsten et al, The genome of the Western clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis, Science. 2010 Apr 30 328(5978):633-6.PubMed ID20431018
Comments X. laevis has a large paleotetraploid genome with an estimated size of 3.1 billion bases (Gbp) on 18 chromosomes and a generation time of 1 to 2 years.
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