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Number of chromosomes, DNA amount per cell, nuclear volume & chromosome volume Dinoflagellate Prorocentrum micans 65 chromosomes: 7E10 nucleotide pairs: volumes-nucleus 3,450µm^3 -chromosome 20µm^3 N/A 114598 Soyer-Gobillard MO, Dolan...
Range of genome sizes (Equivalent to Symbiodinium spp. 3×10^6kbp to Prorocentrum micans 245×10^6 kbp) Dinoflagellates coral reef symbiont Symbiodinium spp. 1.5-4.8 (average ∼3): Prorocentrum micans 250 pg DNA/haploid genome 112817 Hou Y, Lin S. Distinct...
Number of chromosomes, DNA amount per cell, nuclear volume & chromosome volume Dinoflagellate Crypthecodinium cohnii 95-100 chromosomes: 1.4E10 nucleotide pairs: volumes-nucleus 690µm^3 -chromosome 2.6µm^3 N/A 114599 Soyer-Gobillard MO, Dolan...
Fraction of thymines in DNA that are replaced by the unusual base, 5-hydroxymethyluracil (HOMedU) Dinoflagellates 16 – 28 % of the thymines 114600 Soyer-Gobillard MO, Dolan...
Number of chromosomes/cell Green algae Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 17 (Table - link) Chromosomes/cell 100333 Merchant et al., The...
Number of chromosomes Chinese hamster 22 unitless 103223 Jayapal K. P., Wlaschin K. F....
Compaction of circular chromosome Bacteria Escherichia coli >1,000 Fold 109248 Wang X, Possoz C, Sherratt...
Number of chromosomes Bread mold Neurospora crassa 7 chromosomes 111376 National Institutes of Health...
Gene copy numbers documented to date (as of 2009) Dinoflagellates Table - link gene copy number per genome 112818 Hou Y, Lin S. Distinct...
Number of chromosomes Frog Xenopus tropicalis 10 Unitless 100284 Hellsten et al, The genome...
Number of copies of the chromosome Cyanobacteria Synechococcus elongatus PCC 7942 6.5 copies/cell 100515 Bird AJ, Turner-Cavet JS...
Number of chromosomes dog 40 chromosomes 111393 Kirkness EF et al., The...
Nuclear volumes, DNA content per cell, interphase chromosome volumes, and DNA content per chromosome of 30 species of higher plants Plants Table - link N/A 107800 Baetcke KP, Sparrow AH...
Cell volume & DNA concentration Bacteria Spiroplasma melliferum cell volume 0.02µm^3: DNA concentration 0.052g/mL cell volume N/A 111877 R.T. Dame and C.J. Dorman...
Volume of dinoflagellate species analyzed Protists 180 to 279,000 Table - link μm^3 107971 Susanne Menden-Deuer...
Nuclear volume Mammalian tissue culture cell 283 (66 - 500) µm^3 100442 Roskams and Rodgers,...
Number of chromosomes Pufferfish Fugu rubripes 22 chromosomes 111392 Kai W et al., Integration...
Initiation of sex chromosome evolution Birds >130 Ma (million years ago) 112865 Yazdi HP, Ellegren H....
Number of chromosomes Sea urchin Strongylocentrotus purpuratus 42 chromosomes 111373 Eno CC, Böttger SA, Walker...
Increase in nuclear DNA amount that did not affect nuclear size Fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe 16 fold 114005 Vuković LD, Jevtić P...