Number of protein coding genes

Value 23 Unitless
Organism Coronavirus spp.
Reference Ruan YJ et al., Comparative full-length genome sequence analysis of 14 SARS coronavirus isolates and common mutations associated with putative origins of infection. Lancet. 2003 May 24 361(9371):1779-85. p.1779 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID12781537
Comments The 27–32 kb genomes of coronaviruses, the largest of RNA viruses, encode 23 putative proteins, including four major structural proteins- nucleocapsid (N), spike (S), membrane (M), and small envelope (E).
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