Average fraction of gene that encodes protein

Value 5 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Ian A. Swinburne and Pamela A. Silver, Intron Delays and Transcriptional Timing during Development, Developmental Cell, 2008, 14 (3) pp. 324-330 p.324 left column top sentencePubMed ID18331713
Primary Source Venter JC et al, The sequence of the human genome, Science. 2001 Feb 16 291(5507):1304-51.PubMed ID11181995
Comments Only 5% of the average, 27-kilobase (kb) human gene encodes protein the majority is intronic sequence (primary source).
Entered by Uri M
ID 101970