Genome Size

Value 1.05e+9 Base pairs
Organism Chicken Gallus gallus
Reference International Chicken Genome Sequencing Consortium. Sequence and comparative analysis of the chicken genome provide unique perspectives on vertebrate evolution. Nature. 2004 Dec 9 432(7018):695-716.PubMed ID15592404
Method The assembly was generated from ~6.6 times coverage in whole-genome shotgun reads, a combination of plasmid, fosmid and bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC)-end read pairs.
Comments 1.07e+9bp given by Wallis et al 2004, PMID 15592415. 1.21Gb arrived at by multiplying C-value of 1.25pg by 0.978Gb at link see Database, BNID 100597
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