Number of base pairs in human mitochondrial genome

Value 16569 bp
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Anderson S et al., Sequence and organization of the human mitochondrial genome. Nature. 1981 Apr 9 290(5806):457-65. abstractPubMed ID7219534
Comments "The complete sequence of the 16,569-base pair human mitochondrial genome is presented." The DNA sequence is shown in Fig. 1, pp. 459-461. For 37 mitochondrial genes of which 13 are protein coding, 22 tRNA and 2 rRNA genes, see Chan 2006 PMID 16814712 p.1241 left column 2nd paragraph
Entered by stirling
ID 105470