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Table 1 Results of cell flow cytometry to determine the nuclear genome sizes of some lycophytes.

From: Construction of a bacterial artificial chromosome library from the spikemoss Selaginella moellendorffii: a new resource for plant comparative genomics

Sample species Internal standard (pg/2C) DNA content of sample (pg/2C); n1; SD DNA content of sample species (Mbp/1C)2
Huperzia lucidula Chick red blood cells (2.333) 11.40; 4; 0.036 5586
Diphaiastrum digita Chick red blood cells (2.333) 5.45; 4; 0.017 2670
Isoetes engelmanii Glycine max leaf (2.254) 3.49; 4; 0.005 1710
Selaginella moellendorffii Arabidopsis thaliana flower buds (0.365)
Oryza sativa leaf (1.06)
Glycine max leaf (2.254)
0.18; 8; 0.009
0.25; 4; 0.25
0.26; 4; 0.006
88
123
127
Selaginella kraussiana Oryza sativa leaf (1.06)
Glycine max leaf (2.254)
0.43; 4; 0.006
0.49; 4; 0.003
211
240
  1. 1nuclei from sample and internal standard source plants or cells were prepared; n represents the number of times each nuclei preparation was sampled by cell flow cytometry.
  2. 2assumes that 1 pg = 980 Mbp
  3. 3Galbraith et al. [20]
  4. 4Bennett and Leitch [21]
  5. 5Bennett et al. [22]
  6. 6Bennett et al. [23]