Genome size

Range 0.6 to 9.4 Mb
Organism bacteria
Reference Cole S, Saint-Girons I. 1999. Bacterial Genomes—All Shapes and Sizes, p 35-62. In Charlebois R (ed), Organization of the Prokaryotic Genome. ASM Press, Washington, DC. doi: 10.1128/9781555818180.ch3 abstract
Comments Abstract: "Overall, bacterial genomes range in size from about 0.6 to 9.4 Mb. In a recent review, it was suggested that there may be a relationship between the genome sizes and the lifestyles of bacteria." Mb=10^6 bases
Entered by Uri M
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