Percent of genes without introns

Value 20 %
Organism Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
Reference Intron Delays and Transcriptional Timing during Development, Ian A. Swinburne and Pamela A. Silver, Developmental Cell, 2008, 14 (3) p. 326PubMed ID18331713
Comments In fission yeast and S. cerevisiae, on the other hand, 40% and 4% of the genes, respectively, have introns, though in budding yeast most contain only one (Goffeau et al 1996 PMID 8849441).
Entered by Uri M
ID 101972