Genome Size

Value 2.7 Gb
Organism Pig Sus species
Reference Chen K, Baxter T, Muir WM, Groenen MA, Schook LB. Genetic Resources, Genome Mapping and Evolutionary Genomics of the Pig (Sus scrofa). Int J Biol Sci. 2007 Feb 10 3(3):153-65 p.157 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID17384734
Primary Source Humphray S, Scott C, Clark R. et al. Sequencing the Pig Genome using a BAC by BAC Approach. Proceeding of the 30th international conference on animal genetics. 2006 & Schook LB, Beever JE, Rogers J. et al. Swine genome sequencing consortium (SGSC): A strategic roadmap for sequencing the pig genome. Comparative and Functional Genomics. 2005 6(4):251-255 doi: 10.1002/cfg.479.PubMed ID18629187
Method P.153 right column 2nd paragraph:"The pig whole genome sequencing project has been launched in the early of 2006 initiated by the Swine Genome Sequencing Consortium (SGSC) ("
Comments P.157 left column bottom paragraph:"The pig genome comprises 18 autosomes and X/Y sex chromosomes with a size of 2.7 gigabases (Gb) estimated by integration of BES [BAC end-sequences] and fingerprints [primary sources]." Keywords:sequencing,genetic material
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