Number of introns in a typical human gene

Value 8 Introns
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Hnilicová J, Stanek D. Where splicing joins chromatin. Nucleus. 2011 May2(3):182-188. p.182 left column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID21818411
Comments Better ref needed. A typical human gene contains 8 introns of average length ~3.4 kb but much larger examples were found (e.g., the last intron of glypican 5 gene is 721 kb in length)(Lander et al., 2001 PMID 11237011)
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