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Table 1 Gene-structure of the predicted platypus α- and β-like globin genes and GBY

From: Platypus globin genes and flanking loci suggest a new insertional model for beta-globin evolution in birds and mammals

Length/
Genes
Exon 1
(bp)
Intron 1
(bp)
Exon 2
(bp)
Intron 2
(bp)
Exon 3
(bp)
Position of
Poly-A
CDS
(bp)
Poly-
peptide
(aa)
ζ 95 337 205 114 129 +119 429 142
ζ 1 95 336 205 102 129 +133 429 142
α D 92 1450 205 1610 129 +77 426 141
α 1/α 3 92 405 205 151 129 +94 426 141
α 2 95 720 205 155 129 +115 429 142
ω 92 256 223 111 129 +69 444 147
GBY 98 3364 223 3053 144 +141 465 154
ε 92 143 223 474 129 +96 444 147
β 92 153 223 438 129 +71 444 147
  1. For each predicted gene, the length of the exons and introns, position of poly-A addition site (AATAAA) from the stop codon, and the length of their putative coding domain (CDS) and encoded polypeptide are shown. All genes contained consensus splice sites (GT/AG) in both introns.