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Table 2 Gene content of Cuscuta reflexa and Cuscuta gronovii ptDNA compared to Nicotiana tabacum and Epifagus virginiana

From: Complete DNA sequences of the plastid genomes of two parasitic flowering plant species, Cuscuta reflexa and Cuscuta gronovii

photosynthetic and chlororespiratory genes ribosomal RNA genes transfer RNA genes
  Nt Cr Cg Ev   Nt Cr Cg Ev   Nt Cr Cg EV
atpA + + + Ψ rrn16 + + + + trnA-ugc + + Ψ Ψ
atpB + + + Ψ rrn23 + + + + trnC-gca + + + Ψ
atpE + + + - rrn4.5 + + + + trnD-guc + + + +
atpF + + + - rrn5 + + + + trnE-uuc + + + +
atpH + + + -       trnF-gaa + + + +
atpI + + + -       trnfM-cau + + + +
ndhA + - - -       trnG-gcc + + + -
ndhB + Ψ - Ψ RNA polymerase and maturase genes trnG-ucc + + Ψ -
ndhC + - - -       trnH-gug + + + +
ndhD + - - -       trnI-cau + + + +
ndhE + - - -   Nt Cr Cg Ev trnI-gau + + Ψ Ψ
ndhF + - - - matK + + - + trnK-uuu + - - -
ndhG + - - - rpoA + + - Ψ trnL-caa + + + +
ndhH + - - - rpoB + + - - trnL-uaa + + + -
ndhI + - - - rpoC1 + + - - trnL-uag + + + +
ndhJ + - - - rpoC2 + + - - trnM-cau + + + +
ndhK + - - -       trnN-guu + + + +
petA + + + -       trnP-ugg + + + +
petB + + + - ribosomal protein and initiation factor genes trnQ-uug + + + +
petD + + + -       trnR-acg + + Ψ +
petG + + + -       trnR-ucu + + + Ψ
petL + + + -   Nt Cr Cg Ev trnS-gcu + + + +
petN + + + - infA Ψ - - + trnS-gga + + + Ψ
psaA + + + - rpl14 + + + Ψ trnS-uga + + + +
psaB + + + - rpl16 + + + + trnT-ggu + + + -
psaC + + + - rpl2 + + + + trnT-ugu + + + -
psaI + + - - rpl20 + + + + trnV-gac + + + -
psaJ + + + - rpl22 + + + - trnV-uac + + - -
psbA + + + Ψ rpl23 + Ψ - Ψ trnW-cca + + + +
psbB + + + Ψ rp132 + + - - trnY-gua + + + +
psbC + + + - rpl33 + + + +      
psbD + + + - rpl36 + + + + other protein genes
psbE + + + - rps11 + + + +   Nt Cr Cg Ev
psbF + + + - rps12 + + + + clpP + + + +
psbH + + + - rps14 + + + + accD + + + +
psbI + + + - rps15 + + + - ycf1 + + + +
psbJ + + + - rps16 + Ψ - - ycf2 + + + +
psbK + + + - rps18 + + + + ycf3 + + + -
psbL + + + - rps19 + + + + ycf4 + + + -
psbM + + + - rps2 + + + + ycf5 + + + -
psbN + + + - rps3 + + + + ycf9 + + + -
psbT + + + - rps4 + + + + ycf10 + + + -
rbcL + + + Ψ rps7 + + + + ycf15 + Ψ Ψ Ψ
      rps8 + + + + orf350 + - + +
  1. +: gene present; -: gene deleted; pseudogenes are indicated by Ψ ; Nt: Nicotiana tabacum; Cr: Cuscuta reflexa; Cg: Cuscuta gronovii; Ev: Epifagus virginiana
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