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Table 4 Comparison of genomic regions flanked by Elmod2 and Tbc1d9 in selected organisms

From: The brown adipocyte differentiation pathway in birds: An evolutionary road not taken

Organism Interval between Elmod2-Tbc1d9 (bases) Number of ORF > 100 aa UCP1 gene length Number of exons Longest exon (bases) Shortest exon (bases) Chromosome or scaffold*
Zebrafish 40,123 15 14,435 7 1,592 77 1
Xenopus 25,058 6 3,601 6 208 102 16
Lizard 6,978 1 - - - - 126*
Chicken 8,888 3 - - - - 4
Platypus 64,497 15 14,793 6 199 102 33
Armadillo 22,088 12 5,037 6 201 102 5,996*
Mouse 37,694 15 8,101 6 595 102 8
Human 68,425 15 8,958 6 250 102 4