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Table 2 Abundance of repeats in Chlorokybus and other green algal cpDNAs

From: A clade uniting the green algae Mesostigma viride and Chlorokybus atmophyticus represents the deepest branch of the Streptophyta in chloroplast genome-based phylogenies

  Non-overlapping repeats a
cpDNA Total size (bp) Fraction of genome (%) Fraction of intergenic regions (%) b
Streptophytes    
Mesostigma 217 0.2 0.7
Chlorokybus 873 0.6 1.4
Chara 3,008 1.6 4.2
Chaetosphaeridium 972 0.7 3.2
Zygnema 2,226 1.3 3.2
Staurastrum 501 0.3 0.8
Chlorophytes    
Nephroselmis 1,061 0.5 1.1
Chlorella 11,743 7.8 14.9
Oltmannsiellopsis 18,033 11.9 29.9
Pseudendoclonium 10,621 5.4 12.9
Stigeoclonium 39,941 17.8 38.2
Scenedesmus 4,817 3.0 8.3
Chlamydomonas 34,244 16.8 34.2
  1. a Non-overlapping repeat elements were mapped on each genome with RepeatMasker using the repeats ≥ 30 bp identified with REPuter [67] as input sequences.
  2. b Unique ORFs were considered to be non-coding sequences, i.e. components of intergenic regions.