Number of protein coding genes

Value 689 genes
Organism Bacteria Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Reference Kühner S et al., Proteome organization in a genome-reduced bacterium. Science. 2009 Nov 27 326(5957):1235-40. p.1236 left column top paragraphPubMed ID19965468
Primary Source Himmelreich R, Hilbert H, Plagens H, Pirkl E, Li BC, Herrmann R. Complete sequence analysis of the genome of the bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Nucleic Acids Res. 1996 Nov 15 24(22):4420-49. AND Dandekar T, et al., Re-annotating the Mycoplasma pneumoniae genome sequence: adding value, function and reading frames. Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Sep 1 28(17):3278-88.PubMed ID8948633, 10954595
Comments This self-replicating organism has one of the smallest known genomes (689 protein encoding genes) (primary sources). This organism also has 44 noncoding RNAs (PMID 19965477 p.1269 left column top paragraph)
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