Number of elements ≥200bp that are identical in human, rat and mouse genomes

Value 481 unitless
Organism Mammals
Reference Elgar G, Vavouri T. Tuning in to the signals: noncoding sequence conservation in vertebrate genomes. Trends Genet. 2008 Jul24(7):344-52 p.347 left column bottom paragraph and p.348 table 2PubMed ID18514361
Primary Source Bejerano G, Pheasant M, Makunin I, Stephen S, Kent WJ, Mattick JS, Haussler D. Ultraconserved elements in the human genome. Science. 2004 May 28 304(5675):1321-5PubMed ID15131266
Comments These elements represent both coding and noncoding sequences and as such seem to be made up of a functionally heterogeneous set of elements. Comparison is exclusive of rRNA genes.
Entered by Uri M
ID 105771