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Table 1 Comparison of Ranunculaceae plastome organization

From: Complete plastome sequence of Thalictrum coreanum (Ranunculaceae) and transfer of the rpl32 gene to the nucleus in the ancestor of the subfamily Thalictroideae

  Thalictrum coreanum Megaleranthis saniculifolia Ranunculus macranthus
Size (bp) 155,088 159,924 155,129
LSC length (bp) 84,733 88,326 84,638
SSC length (bp) 17,549 18,382 18,909
IR length (bp) 26,403 26,608 25,791
Number of different genes 112 114 113
protein-coding genes (duplicated in IR) 78 (6) 80 (6) 79 (6)
tRNA genes (duplicated in IR) 30 (7) 30 (7) 30 (7)
rRNA genes (duplicated in IR) 4 (4) 4 (4) 4 (4)
introns (duplicated in IR) 19 (5) 19 (5) 19 (5)
Percent of genome coding for genes (%) 58.23 56.52 58.18
Gene density* 0.82 0.81 0.83
Repetitive DNA (bp) (%) 187 (0.12) 545 (0.34) 283 (0.18)
GC content (%) 38.4 38.0 37.9
  1. *Gene density indicates total number of genes/genome length including IR (genes/kb).