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Table 3 Percent GC of coding and noncoding sequences from D. willistoni, D. saltans and D. melanogaster

From: Minor shift in background substitutional patterns in the Drosophila saltans and willistoni lineages is insufficient to explain GC content of coding sequences

  Adh a Sod a Per Xdh a Amyrel a Ddc a Gpdh a Short Introns Long Introns
D. saltans 52.6 45.9 54.9b 43.5     27.1c 30.6c
D. willistoni 54.1 52.1 60.5a 47.2 48.5 52.9 51.6 32.9c 35.5c
D. melanogaster 81.5 76.0 80.8a 64.4 68.2 73.6 76.5 34.5d 37.1d
  1. aPercent GC at third position sites as reported by Rodriguez-Trelles et al. [22]
  2. bPercent GC at third position sites as reported by Rodriguez-Trelles et al. [23]
  3. cPercent GC from combined analysis of RpL32, Adh, Hsp83, Sod, Gpdh, Amyrel, Ddc, per and ry, as reported by Powell et al. [27]
  4. dPercent GC from 225 introns in D. melanogaster, as reported by Hadrill et al. [38]