Estimated number of protein-coding genes

Range 20000 - 21000 Unitless
Organism Frog Xenopus tropicalis
Reference Hellsten et al, The genome of the Western clawed frog Xenopus tropicalis, Science. 2010 Apr 30 328(5978):633-6. p.634 middle column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID20431018
Method Using homology-based gene prediction methods and deep Xenopus ESTand cDNA resources, researchers estimated that the X. tropicalis genome contains 20,000 to 21,000 protein-coding genes.
Comments For genome size see BNID 100504
Entered by Phil Mongiovi
ID 101900