Average length of a gene

Value 1 kb
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference Pérez-Ortín JE, Alepuz PM, Moreno J. Genomics and gene transcription kinetics in yeast. Trends Genet. 2007 23: 250–257. p.250 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID17379352
Primary Source Dujon, B. (1996) The yeast genome project: what did we learn? Trends Genet. 12, 263–270PubMed ID8763498
Comments p.250 left column bottom paragraph:"...the time required to ‘read’ a gene is not negligible: 25–50 seconds for 1 kb (the average length of a yeast gene [primary source])..."
Entered by Uri M
ID 111610