Size of circular plastid genome

Range 1.2*10^5-1.6*10^5 bp
Organism Plants
Reference Svab Z, Maliga P. High-frequency plastid transformation in tobacco by selection for a chimeric aadA gene. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Feb 190(3):913-7.PubMed ID8381537
Primary Source Bendich, A. J. (1987) BioAssays 6, 279-282.
Comments Value of ~1.5e5bp given in Sinagawa-García et al., 2009 PMID: 19387846 p.487 right column top paragraph
Entered by Uri M
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