Average genome size of organelles

Range chloroplast DNA ~0.12-0.2 mitochondrial DNA in humans ~0.0165 plasmids ~0.001–1 Mb
Organism Various
Reference Landenmark HK, Forgan DH, Cockell CS. An Estimate of the Total DNA in the Biosphere. PLoS Biol. 2015 Jun 11 13(6):e1002168. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002168. p.4/10 box 1PubMed ID26066900
Comments p.4/10 box 1 link :"Other DNA that was not included in the estimate of the total DNA in the biosphere is chloroplast DNA (approximately 0.12–0.2 Mb), mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA, approximately 0.0165 Mb in humans), plasmids (approximately 0.001–1 Mb) and extracellular DNA in the environment."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111608